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Legal marijuana industry toasts year of global gains

The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.

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A look at where companies stand on marijuana business

When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry—and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action. Uruguay may have been the first country to legalize pot, ...

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Green Tuesday: Crowds line up at 1st East Coast pot shops

People lined up in the rain Tuesday morning to be among the first customers at the first two legal pot shops on the U.S. East Coast, more than two years after Massachusetts voters approved of recreational marijuana for adults.

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Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana

Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a cafe in Amsterdam, the Dutch city where people have legally smoked weed in coffee shops ...

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Medical marijuana stores: NIMBY

A majority of officials in Michigan oppose medical marijuana facilities in their jurisdiction, according to a new survey by University of Michigan researchers.

Addiction

Marijuana use continues to grow among baby boomers

Marijuana use is becoming more prevalent among middle-aged and older adults, with 9 percent of adults aged 50-64 and nearly 3 percent of adults 65 and older reporting marijuana use in the past year, according to a study by ...

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