The legal marijuana industry finds itself at a crossroads, as it prepares to meet in Manhattan

Day Without Marijuana Tax Draws Mixed Reactions in Colorado

Comedy and tragedy: When the GOP debate turned to marijuana

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, leads fellow candidates Scott Walker, Jeb Bush and Donald Trump as they take the stage prior to the CNN Republican presidential debate on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
 
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — One of the signature moments in the latter portion of Wednesday night’s Republican presidential debate came on the topic of marijuana.
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Colorado Just Became The First State In History To Collect More Taxes From Marijuana Than Alcohol

The next 11 states that will legalize marijuana

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Compared to 1969, when only 12% supported legalizing pot, the majority of Americans today support legalizing recreational use of the drug.
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$100 million ganja deal in Jamaica

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Kesi Asher ~ JamaicaObserver.com ~

Canadian company to develop medicinal products from Jamaican marijuana for international market.

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National marijuana group endorses Issue 3 in Ohio, with reservations

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio's Issue 3 received its first endorsement from a national marijuana advocacy group, but the group says the proposed constitutional amendment is not the best way to legalize marijuana.

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Medical marijuana patient sues company over firing for drug use

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BOSTON - When Cristina Barbuto of Brewster took a job with a marketing firm, she told the company that she used medical marijuana to treat symptoms of Crohn's disease.
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NYC medical pot dispensary to open on 14th Street in Manhattan

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If there was any doubt about the national momentum on legalized marijuana use in America, consider this. There will be a medicinal marijuana dispensary right off New York City's Union Square come January 2016.
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California is Finally Ready to Rein in Medical Pot

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SACRAMENTO, CA -- In a late-night move and after a more than 20-year wait, California’s legislature is finally poised to regulate the state’s multi-billion-dollar medical marijuana industry.
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Pot is tax-free in Colorado on Wednesday

South Carolina voters say feds should butt out of state marijuana laws: poll

Banned, but Bountiful: Marijuana Coveted by NFL Players as Invaluable Painkiller

Could Cannabis Be Decriminalized in the UK?

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A petition on the UK government's website calling for cannabis legalization reached more than 200,000 signatures, meaning the proposal will be debated by the British parliament.
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Cannabis dispensary offers deep discounts during the historic marijuana tax holiday in Colorado

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy
 
Dispensary CEO Ryan Fox says the unprecedented, one-time tax event means wide-ranging deals that should put patrons at The Grass Station’s two locations in a celebratory mood.
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Vietnam veteran denied pain pills after testing positive for marijuana

Will cannabis help in treating epilepsy?

ALS survivor says marijuana saved her, fights to legalize it

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