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JOHNSTOWN, Ohio -- Andy Joseph didn't seek the marijuana industry -- it found him.

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Colorado’s effort to tax marijuana as a means to help the state budget never materialized, at least financially, slowing expansion of industries supported by the drug. As attempts to approve marijuana’s use in other states and cities falters, these industries face unexpected road blocks.

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The hype over hemp that erupted last year during Colorado's first sensational flirtations with the marijuana look-alike is now starting to live up to expectations. 

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This weekend, Alaska saw its first-ever job fair for careers in commercial cannabis, offering a glimpse of how the semi-legal marijuana industry is taking tentative steps towards professionalism and profits.

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Inside a cannabis shop's emerging business model

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CARSON CITY, NV — Lawmakers in Nevada have unanimously passed a bill to authorize hemp cultivation, sending the bill to Republican Governor Brian Sandoval for final approval.

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