Medical Marijuana Businesses Expected To Grow Throughout PA

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Medical marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania, and that means new job opportunities for people looking to get started in the business. Doug Porter with the Cannabis Career Institute ran the workshop that taught about marijuana jobs in dispensary management, bud-tending, delivery service and security. He says... more →
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Some Wall Street Vets Are Betting On a Weed Exchange

Legal marijuana is a $5 billion business in the U.S., and Steve Janjic figured he’d get a piece of it. With a commodity exchange. For a product that can’t be transported across state lines. Not to worry. “It’s never easy to pioneer an industry,” says Janjic, a former foreign-exchange executive at Tullett Prebon LLC who... more →
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New Ohio medical marijuana measure announced for 2016 ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohioans could vote on dueling medical marijuana measures this fall. A group calling itself Grassroots Ohio is pushing a constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes. But unlike the measure backed by national group Marijuana Policy Project, the Grassroots Ohio amendment does... more →
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Several medical marijuana bills considered

Several bills being considered by the state Legislature aim to make things easier for people in the state’s medical marijuana program, but Big Island police have a few concerns. Senate Bill 2523, introduced by Puna Democrat Sen. Russell Ruderman, as originally written would allow open-air growing operations, greenhouses and shade... more →
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Legal Marijuana Sales Could Quadruple by 2020, New Study Shows

Ready or not, legal marijuana could be coming to a state or city near you in the not-too-distant future. Since 1996, we’ve witnessed an incredibly quick rate of expansion for marijuana at the state level. Beginning with California legalizing medical marijuana, 22 additional states, along with Washington, D.C., now allow for... more →
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Report: Colorado pot sales top $1B in 2015

Schuyler Trowbridge keeps track of inventory at Green Tree Medicinals, 12626 N. 107th St. in Longmont last year. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer) Marijuana sales in Colorado topped $1 billion in 2015, according to a new report from cannabis investment firm the ArcView Group. Estimates put the figure at $1.005 billion, up nearly... more →
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Kansas Senate panel struggles with medical marijuana measure

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A Kansas Senate committee wasn’t ready Tuesday to endorse a narrow medical marijuana proposal, even though its members approved a measure for reducing criminal penalties for first- and second-time pot possession. The Republican-dominated Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee showed its uneasiness... more →
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County takes steps to regulate medical marijuana

The strawberry fields of Ventura County won’t become marijuana fields anytime soon. The Ventura County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Tuesday to reaffirm and formalize bans on commercial cultivation and sale of medical marijuana in the unincorporated areas of the county. All 10 cities in the county have similar bans, some of... more →
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