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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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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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Gov. Gary Johnson
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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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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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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Kevin Loria ~ Business Insider
Rick Wilking/Reuters If you've had a rough day at work today, you're free to go home and crack open a beer or pour yourself something stronger.

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Daniel Wallis ~ Reuters
 
DENVER, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Consumers in Colorado bought more than 17 tons of recreational marijuana buds during the first year of the state's new retail market, but sales of medicinal pot still outstripped that at almost 50 tons, officials said on Friday.

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Jacob Sullum ~ Reason.com
 
The likely presidential candidates now says states should be free to legalize.

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You can now use marijuana in Virginia to treat debilitating seizures. The bill signed into law Thursday allows for Cannabis oil that doesn't produce a high.
Associated Press / NBC4 Washington ~
 
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill Thursday that will allow patients with severe epilepsy to use cannabis oil without the fear of prosecution.

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Leland Rucker ~ Bouder Weekly
 
About the time you think things couldn’t get any crazier in the American crazyquilt approach to cannabis

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Chris Branch ~ Huffington Post
 
Ben & Jerry's reputation as a quirky ice cream company is no secret, and every one of their flavors is far from normal.

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Bridgett Weaver ~ Greeley Tribune
 
Colorado made more than $52 million in tax revenue from the sale of recreational marijuana last year, creating for some small business owners a booming and legitimate business.

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Lily Rothman ~ Time
 
American conservatives haven't always opposed legalizing pot

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Melanie Moon ~ Fox 2 Now St. Louis
 
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – For the first time in nearly 80 years cannabis will be grown legally in Missouri.

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