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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.

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

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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?

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

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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.

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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?

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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.

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

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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.

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Cannabis Leaf
Medical News Today
 
Researchers at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University have identified nonwhite, low-income women aged over 50 as most likely to perceive regularly using cannabis as a risky activity, with women nearly twice as likely to perceive a risk compared with men.

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Nicole Arce ~ Tech Times
 
Colorado has released its first annual report on the status of the marijuana market a year after legalization in the state. It shows a growing industry that has sold nearly 75 tons of cannabis flower and almost 50 million units of pot edibles.

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Jim Dallke ~ Chicago Inno
 
As marijuana laws across the United States begin to change, a host of startups have emerged in what is now one of America's fastest-growing industries: cannabis production.

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Lots of people attended a cannabis conference in DC over the weekend. WUSA

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Nick Givas ~ The Daily Caller
Gov. Gary Johnson spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, taking part in a debate over the merits of drug legalization.

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George Gao ~ Pew Research Center
 
Support for legalizing marijuana has rapidly outpaced opposition, with a slim majority (52%) favoring its legal use as of October 2014. That trend is driven largely by the Millennial generation, who support marijuana at much higher rates than their elders.

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15 Tons
Sputnik International
 
US Customs and Border Protection seized 15 tons of marijuana in a record-setting seizure. The marijuana was poorly hidden in a cargo shipment of mattresses.

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Feedyourpassion
A TWO-DAY EDUCATIONAL EXPO DEDICATED TO THE ART & SCIENCE OF GROWING CANNABIS
 

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Seana Smith ~ Fox Business News
 
The U.S. market for legal cannabis is booming, bringing in $2.7 billion last year, according to The ArcView Group. That figure is a 74% jump from 2013.  

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