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Legal Marijuana Created Thousands of Jobs in Colorado

Marijuana dispensaries characterize it as a bit of a gold rush: the sudden swarm of thousands of people from in and out of Colorado trying to get into the state’s new recreational marijuana industry.

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Marijuana Brands Push Past Bans to Go National

Marijuana may still be an illegal drug at the Federal level, but that isn’t stopping some companies from building a national presence. “I think people are already positioning themselves for a national cannabis industry,” said David Bienenstock, a marijuana consultant. “The people who make a smart move now will be rewarded later.”

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Producers, Colorado Regulators Talk about Stricter Standards for Marijuana-infused Foods

The Marijuana Infused Foods law would require new labeling standards by 2016.

GOLDEN, Colorado — Producers of edible marijuana in Colorado met again Thursday with state regulators and health officials to come up with stricter standards for marijuana-infused foods, reports Kristen Wyatt with the Associated Press.

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SEC Warns Investors About Marijuana-Related Investments Amid Recent Trading Suspensions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON D.C., MAY 16, 2014 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today cautioned investors about the potential for fraud in microcap companies that claim their operations relate to the marijuana industry after the agency suspended trading in the fifth such company within the past two months.

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