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What happens when outlaw industries like marijuana go legit? We are about to find out.

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Chris Shaw ~ FOX 5 ~
 
ATLANTA - Few bills that Governor Nathan Deal signs into law bring the amount of people or appreciation, or emotion that the bill he signed Thursday did.

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Maura Dolan ~ The LA Times ~
 
Judge Kimberly Mueller says it is up to Congress to decide whether to reclassify marijuana

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Kristen Wyatt ~ Associated Press ~
 
A Colorado proposal to require safety testing for medical marijuana, same as recreational pot, won unanimous approval Wednesday on its first test in the state Legislature.

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Johan Bennett~ The Daily Caller ~
 
In a CNN special to be aired on Sunday, not only will President Barack Obama state his full support of medical marijuana, he’ll also advocate for alternative models of drug abuse treatment which don’t involve incarceration.

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Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~
 
The free sampling of businesses’ marijuana, edibles and concentrates — a tradition that has long been a primary draw for fans of the annual Cannabis Cups that happen around the world — will no longer happen so freely at the Denver event.

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Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 15, 2015
 
Just a month after its official launch, features offered by WeedLife, like the legal marijuana industry’s first-ever business social network and marketing platform, are attracting a skyrocketing number of cannabis consumers and businesses

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Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~
 
Opponents of legalizing marijuana can't be happy about several new polls released Tuesday. Majority support for making cannabis legal is holding steady, while young adults are legalization's biggest fans. And that's true both nationally and in several swing states.

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Alex Konrad ~ Forbes ~
 
It’s been called “Tinder for marijuana users,” but Todd Mitchem hopes his app will be much more.

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David Knowles ~ Bloomberg ~
 
The bill would reclassify marijuana and allow researchers to study its effects on patients.

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Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~
 
If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) becomes president of the United States, he said on "The Hugh Hewitt Show" Tuesday, he will "crack down" on those states that have ended prohibitions on marijuana.

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Dan Thompson ~ Mirror UK ~ 
 
Hundreds of people are expected to go attend the event - last year, police made no arrests despite visitors openly smoking cannabis

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy™ Cannabis Industry News ~
 
As the field of candidates for the 2016 presidential election starts to gel, there’s also a growing discussion about how next year’s national elections will also be a milestone for legalized cannabis use in the United States.

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Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~
 
High Times magazine’s New York-rooted editor-in-chief Dan Skye has spent plenty of time in Colorado researching and photographing the state’s medical and recreational systems, but his current, pre-Cannabis Cup trip to the state has been uncommonly eye-opening.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy™ Cannabis Industry News ~
 
The Denver-based dispensary is raising the bar for selection and service, as the city prepares to welcome marijuana enthusiasts to the annual cannabis festivities

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 Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 13, 2015
 
Just a month after its official launch, WeedCircles, the legal marijuana industry’s first-ever business social network and marketing platform, is attracting a huge number of cannabis consumers and businesses

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Her daily puffs led her to write a book, “Just Say Yes: A Marijuana Memoir.”

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Peter Hecht ~ The Sacramento Bee ~
 
Retired Silicon Valley engineer Angelo Mallol, 56, turned out Sunday for a seminar on how to start a small business – in the pot trade.

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