Growing Investments
Brett Relander ~ Investopedia
 
What do tech startups and marijuana ventures have in common?

Weed In A Jar
Philip Ross ~ International Business Times
 
Lawmakers in Rhode Island are expected to introduce a bill into the state legislature Thursday that would legalize marijuana for recreational use and create a legal retail market in the state for the sale and taxation of the leafy commodity.

Hemp CO Front Range
Kieran Nicholson ~ The Denver Post
 
Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner announced Thursday he is co-sponsoring the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015, which would legalize industrial hemp for commercial use.

Nate Jackson
Fox Sports ~ NFL
 
DENVER (AP) Former Broncos tight end Nate Jackson says he believes the NFL will have no choice but to remove marijuana from its lists of banned substances in the near future.

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Alan Travis ~ The Gaurdian
 
International Narcotics Control Board report says US and Uruguay are breaking drug treaties and warns of huge rise in abuse of ADHD treatment Ritalin

NC MMJ Polling2015
Max Hunt ~ Mountain Xpress
 
North Carolina could conceivably be one of the next states to legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes, according to a report by higherperspective.com.

Happy Stoner TheDude
Chris Kilham ~ MEDICINE HUNTER
 
With legalization of recreational cannabis now in three states and the District of Columbia, and with medical marijuana laws passed in 23 states, there are going to be more impaired people everywhere, including on the road. So what will happen to drivers after cannabis confections, smoked joints or bong hits?

Bill Of Rights
Jacqueline Keeler ~ Indian Country Today
 
On Saturday, February 28 some 75 tribal leaders from across the country met to discuss forming the first “Tribal Cannabis Association” at the Tulalip Resort Casino on the Tulalip Reservation in Washington State.

JESUS
Arit John ~ Bloomberg
 
State Representative David Simpson says God made cannabis, and the government doesn’t need to fix that.

Imrs
Christopher Ingraham ~ The Washington Post
 
For the first time, the General Social Survey - a large, national survey conducted every two years and widely considered to represent the gold standard for public opinion research - shows a majority of Americans favoring the legalization of marijuana.

Higdon Mcconnell Gty
JAMES HIGDON ~ Politico
 
How the Kentucky senator picked a fight with the DEA and became one of Washington’s top drug policy reformers.

John Forbes
state Rep. John Forbes ~ The Des Moines Register
 
Industrial hemp is enjoying a huge resurgence of interest on the part of industry, farmers, nutritionists and green consumers. Could it be in the mix for Iowa agriculture?

Medical Marijuana Tax
Niraj Chokshi ~ The Washington Post
 
Texas Republican Rep. David Simpson wants to end marijuana prohibition.

Hilary Bricken Seattle Pot Lawyer
 
As cannabis becomes big business, magazines, newspapers, and television stations have begun attempting to lure cannabis providers to pay for advertising space to promote their product. As you would probably expect, the laws permitting cannabis advertising are murky at best.

Bitcoin
Allen Scott ~ Coin Telegraph
 
A major milestone was achieved February 26, 2015 when Washington DC officially legalized cannabis for recreational use. Could this historic move in America’s capital also bolster the chances for another disruptive industry, namely cryptocurrencies?

Harvey
Trevor Hughes ~ USA Today
 
SPOKANE, Wash. — Federal prosecutors are trying to persuade a jury that a cancer-stricken man and his family were illegally growing and distributing marijuana in the forest outside their northeastern Washington home despite claims by the "Kettle Falls Five" that they were instead raising legal medical cannabis for their personal use.

A1 Bruce Tag
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy
 
Positive economic and political factors make analysts wonder if the stars lining up in favor of the cannabis industry

Canadian Marijuana Flag
Geordon Omand ~ The Canadian Press
 
VANCOUVER - The free-for-all era of Canada's commercial medical marijuana industry is over as a new crop of growers try to woo scarce investment dollars in an increasingly competitive business, observers say.