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Some Colorado dispensaries pay for the cleanup of litter along sections of the roadways. In return, they get their signs put up and advertise their name.  Photo: KWGN
 
DENVER — Colorado’s booming marijuana industry is getting around a ban on some advertising by sponsoring some sections of Colorado highways with new signs.

Robert Grandt works in the grow room at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver on March 11. Marijuana growing facilities contributed to the city's energy use increase. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post)
Bruce Finley ~ Denver Post ~
 
Metro Denver’s surging legal marijuana industry means surging energy usage in the region.

Cannabis Bottles/Image: AP
Allison Manning ~ Boston.com ~
 
You may have a passion for the product, but getting the go-ahead to start growing and selling marijuana in Massachusetts can be a long, expensive and difficult path.

Image of hand and marijuana bud
 
A growing number of conventional companies are making the decision to branch out, and grab a piece of the cannabis market.

Cannabis City clerk Will Bibbs, left, helps a customer looking over a display case of marijuana products at the shop in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
 
A year after legalization, cannabis tax revenues in the state have topped expectations and sales top $1.4 million per day.

image of an indoor grow operation

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