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Cannabis & Colorado’s Gubernatorial Candidates

Election Day 2014 is approaching and although it is not a presidential election year, it is an important ballot for residents and business owners in the state of Colorado.

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3 Reasons Your Marijuana Stocks Could Get Smoked

Marijuana stocks come in two flavors. Companies using marijuana to derive compounds that can be turned into FDA-approved drugs to treat specific diseases — GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH) and Insys (NASDAQ: INSY).

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Seattle’s Dispensaries Face Possible Closure

If you live in Seattle, your favorite dispensary might be subject to closure. Recently, the Seattle City Council sent out a cease and desist letter to over 300 marijuana dispensaries.

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Monday Finishes As It Began

Equities were generally quite tame today as we finished the day pretty much where it began. It wouldn’t be surprising to see the markets digest some of the recent snapback, especially without some positive catalysts.

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Medbox Adds Former FBI Assistant Director of Security to Its Board

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, is proud to announce the addition of Ms. Jennifer S. Love, a former senior executive of the FBI, to its Board of Directors.

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Cannabis Delivery Apps Spark Niche Market

Utilizing the power of the internet and the precision of pizza delivery, some herbal entrepreneurs are carving out a niche in the app-based marijuana delivery service.

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Cannabusiness and Alternative Banking

As marijuana businesses in Colorado and Washington found themselves suddenly without working ATMs last week, it became painfully clear, yet again, that the industry has to find a way out of the banking dilemma created by the conflict between state and federal laws regarding marijuana’s legal status.

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High Times in Private Equity

With an influx of capital from alternative and traditional (OK, fringe traditional) investors, the legalization business is about to get legit.

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The Marijuana Industry Could Be Bigger Than the NFL by 2020

A report out from Greenwave Advisors, a “comprehensive research and financial analysis for the emerging legalized marijuana industry,” projects that legal cannabis could be an industry with revenues of $35 billion by 2020.

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Colorado Campaigning Against Cannabis?

As of late, the mood in Colorado regarding marijuana seems to have been souring. The Republican candidate for governor, Bob Beauprez, suggested that Coloradans should re-examine the issue to see if “maybe we’ve gone too far.”

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