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Marijuana Stock Index Grew 236% in 2016

By Dispensaries.com (this article first appeared on Entrepreneur.com and was republished with special permission) Putting money into the burgeoning marijuana industry has become a hot topic among stock investors. The internet abounds with articles and a rapidly increasing number of advertisements ready to advise people on what marijuana stocks to invest in and how to …

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Vertical Farming, the New Trend in Marijuana Cultivation

By Alice, ILoveGrowingMarijuana.com With its ability to increase yields in limited spaces, vertical farming has become the newest trend in marijuana growing. With many states across the United States moving to legalize the use of marijuana in some form, new entrepreneurs and investors in the marijuana industry are searching for ways to increase yields in …

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So We Have Attorney General Jeff Sessions – What’s Next For Marijuana?

By Justin Strekal, NORML Political Director Jeff Sessions is officially Attorney General of the United States. What now? Despite historic opposition, members of the United States Senate voted 52 to 47 last week to approve the nomination of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for US Attorney General. NORML thanks the tens of thousands of you who responded …

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This Marijuana Stock is Worth $1 Billion – Should You Buy In?

By Todd Campbell, The Motley Fool The marijuana stock market is quickly growing, with one company already worth $1 billion. Medical marijuana use in the U.S. is picking up steam, but in Canada, the marijuana market is getting white hot, and that’s caused Canadian marijuana stocks like Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:CGC)(NASDAQOTH:TWMJF) to soar to sky-high …

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Government-Approved Study of MDMA for PTSD Accepting Applications for Participants Soon

By Amy Bushatz, Military.com (republished with special permission) A study on the use of an ingredient found in Ecstasy (MDMA) to treat post-traumatic stress disorder will likely begin accepting and processing applications in June, officials said. With the Food and Drug Administration’s approval, a California-based nonprofit has used low doses of the drug, known as …

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Marijuana Stocks: Three That Are Ready To Take Off in 2017

By Keith Speights, The Motley Fool Marijuana stocks enjoyed a terrific year in 2016. Barring increased enforcement of federal laws prohibiting the sale of marijuana, many of these stocks should continue to do well this year. Put GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH), Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY), and Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) near the top of the list of marijuana …

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Report: North Americans Spend Roughly as Much on Marijuana as Wine

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org Move over, Napa Valley, there’s a new kid on the block. When it comes to spending on mind-altering substances, Americans and Canadians are shelling out just about as much for marijuana as they do for wine. In its executive summary of a yet-to-be-released report, Arcview Marijuana Research pegs the size of …

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Report: Legal Marijuana Industry Has Created 123,00 Full-Time Jobs In U.S.

By Erik Altierei, NORML Executive Director The legal cannabis industry is responsible for the creation of an estimated 123,000 full-time jobs in the United States, according to data provided by the online content provider Leafly.com. Authors analyzed state-by-state economic data to draw their extrapolations. They estimated some 58,000 full-time jobs in states where both the …

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The 10 Biggest Marijuana Companies

By Paul Ausick, 24/7 Wall ST The November election wound up with eight states added to the number of them where either medical or recreational marijuana (or both) are or will be legally for sale. Medical marijuana is now legal in Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota, and Montanans voted to eliminate legislatively imposed restrictions on access …

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Dab Dosage Guide: How to Properly Dose Cannabis Concentrates

By Patrick Bennett, Leafly Measuring a dab can be a daunting task to anybody who is inexperienced with cannabis concentrates. Be it a wax, shatter, sap, or anything in between, most hash oils are served up in one grab and/or half gram portions. Their coin envelops and plastic containers may contain cannabinoid profiles at best, …

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