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Todd Campbell ~ The Motley Fool
 
There's been a lot of excitement about marijuana legalization during the past year. A big reason for that excitement is the potential for marijuana to make a life-changing impact on patients who are suffering from a variety of tough-to-treat diseases like epilepsy and cancer.

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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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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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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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