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Oregon utilities prepare for demand spike from marijuana legalization
Robert Walton ~ Utility Dive ~   Oregon has to decide how it will power the growth of legal marijuana
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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
How techies are profiting from the booming pot business
Bob Woods ~ CNBC   Telluride, Colorado, a former silver-mining town in the San Juan Mountains, is known these days for its ski resort and film and music festivals, though not as a high-tech incubator.
One surprising downside of marijuana legalization: major energy use
Chris Mooney ~ The Washington Post ~   The study estimated that indoor cannabis (both illegal and legal) uses $6 billion worth of electricity every year, amounting to 1 percent of overall U.S. electricity.
State Of Pot In Colorado A Year After Marijuana Legalization
Nicole Arce ~ Tech Times   Colorado has released its first annual report on the status of the marijuana market a year after legalization in the state. It shows a growing industry that has sold nearly 75 tons of cannabis flower and almost 50 million units of pot edibles.
Marijuana vending machine makes debut in Seattle's International District
Nick Wong ~ The International Examiner      Seattle Caregivers, a medical marijuana dispensary located on South Jackson Street, debuted the country’s first marijuana vending machine and has plans to take the trend nationwide.