California farmers are known for producing some of the finest fruits, vegetables and nuts in the world. But what if the state’s big agriculture also included marijuana?
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$996,184,788 — that's the final tally for Colorado marijuana sales as December 2015 figures show a record-setting finish.
A number of industries stand to lose profits if marijuana is legalized, so they’re heavily funding efforts aimed at preventing that from happening.
The start-up world can expect to see a different kind of green in the next few years if the marijuana business grows as rapidly as some expect.
It’s time to take America’s legal marijuana market seriously. As voters in more states embrace legalized marijuana sales, the burgeoning cannabis industry has gone from a curiosity to a bona fide booming market.
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The producers of an odor-elimination product are looking towards the cannabis sector as a lucrative expansion opportunity.
The image many Americans have of High Times is a magazine that symbolizes counterculture, sitting in the corner of a dorm room, maybe on a beanbag chair. Inside its pages: closeup shots depicting sparkling, sticky nuggets of marijuana.
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The players are investing in sharp packaging, refined logos, retail design and the talent to build on their progress.
Pot advertising may hold great promise for the future. But at present that promise is, if you’ll excuse the pun, mostly smoke.
Jaime Lewis, the founder of Mountain Medicine, blends her culinary expertise with her knowledge of weed in order to make edibles that don't taste like crap. We talked to the chef-turned-weed-chef about cooking with cannabis and the industry's future.
DENVER (AP) -- States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the industry's ongoing difficulty in banking means they need new options to finance expansion.
Wall Street investors are deciding it's time to just say yes to marijuana as legalization of cannabis in more U.S. states has them smelling money-making opportunities.
Selling pot is no longer a private deal. Terra Tech, a cannabis-focused agriculture company, announced its acquisition of the California-based Blum Oakland dispensary on Tuesday.
Two Rivers Water & Farming Co. said it's raised $5.5 million to support its subsidiary that builds greenhouses for marijuana growers.
A plan backed by Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker to legalize recreational use of marijuana in California is on the path to the November ballot, potentially bringing more than $1bn a year in tax revenue, according to legislative analysts.
Forcing Federal Reserve to bank on pot credit union would give approval to criminal activity, federal judge says.
A broken neck in a surfing accident triggered a dramatic career change for Derek Peterson, a former Wall Street banker who now heads listed cannabis company Terra Tech.
California cannabis prohibition is costing the state about $1 billion per year in lost tax revenue that’s sorely needed for social services, a new analysis from the state’s Department of Finance reports this December 21.
The rapidly growing marijuana industry — legal to some degree in much of the country — is providing a still-small but potentially fertile bed of opportunity for companies in Wisconsin and other states where the drug remains outlawed.
DENVER (AP) -- Snoop Dogg has his own line of marijuana. So does Willie Nelson. Melissa Etheridge has a marijuana-infused wine. As the fast-growing marijuana industry emerges from the black market and starts looking like a mainstream industry, there's a scramble to brand and trademark pot products.