As marijuana has been legalized in states across the country, investors have identified a major business opportunity. Still, the cannabis market isn’t all easy money. In California, new companies are scaling up operations, but some smaller ones fight to survive,…
By Paul Solman
Across the country, more state laws are aligning with voter attitudes about recreational use of marijuana. The wave of cannabis legalization has had a significant influence on individuals, communities and governments, and driven the development of a burgeoning commercial industry.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year.
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
As more states legalize recreational use of marijuana, edible forms of the drug are also becoming increasingly popular. But little research has been done on potential complications of consuming the substance, and some scientists believe they can cause hallucinogenic reactions.
By Lori Jane Gliha, Rocky Mountain PBS
By Omar Etman
At midnight, Nevada became the fifth state to sell marijuana for recreational purposes.
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown.
By Michelle Rindels
A proposal on the Nov. 8 state ballot would legalize marijuana in Nevada.
By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press
Advocates for recreational marijuana believe "yes" votes in New England would perhaps build momentum toward ending federal prohibitions on the drug.
By Saskia de Melker, Melanie Saltzman
California, the first state to legalize medical marijuana 20 years ago, will vote in November on whether to legalize recreational use for people over the age of 21. With 39 million residents and the world’s 6th-largest economy, California’s status could…
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