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Colorado Grants $2.3 Million For Marijuana Health and Safety Research

Ironically, it is only now that marijuana is legal — at least under state law — that it is getting scientific scrutiny for safe use.

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The Wishful Outlook for Marijuana Jobs in 2017

If not for pervasive uncertainty about the incoming Trump Administration the cannabis industry would be on a hiring spree.

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Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016

Despite the industry’s precarious legal status, investors are flocking to states where voters have legalized cannabis.

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Marijuana Industry Hopes for Regulatory Stability in 2017

Marijuana is legal in most states but illegal federally, a complex situation made even less certain with a new President taking office.

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Canada Takes Next Step Toward National Marijuana Legalization

While the US federal government remains stubbornly opposed to legalizing marijuana, our neighbor to the north is increasingly interested in cannabis commerce and moving away from pot prosecutions.

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Thomas Jefferson University Receives $3 Million Marijuana Research Grant

Although more than half of US states have legalized marijuana for medical use only now is the nation’s first research facility for medical marijuana opening.

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Survey Finds Oregon Residents Support Banks Working With Marijuana Industry

Banks and credit unions often cite “reputational risk” as a reason for not working with cannabis businesses but research shows there is little risk they would be stigmatized.

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Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis

The software giant has entered in a partnership with a California company specializing in regulatory compliance for an industry that isn’t entirely legal and can’t use banks to do business.

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Industrial Real Estate Market Gets Boost With Marijuana Legalization

Legal marijuana operations are finding space to grow and store their product by paying premium rents for warehouse space.

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Industrial Real Estate Market Gets Boost With Marijuana Legalization

Legal marijuana operations are finding space to grow and store their product by paying premium rents for warehouse space.

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