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Why Microsoft is Joining the Marijuana Industry and Why the DEA Won’t Stop it

By Rajiv Rao ZDNet.com The last two months have been busy ones for the marijuana community. Most recently, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) declined to loosen restrictions on medical marijuana, and kept the drug classified in the same ‘Schedule 1’ category as LSD and heroin. There was much handwringing before and after the decision was …

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Over $37 Million in Legal Cannabis Sold on 4/20 in the U.S.

There was $37.5 million spent on the legal purchase of cannabis and cannabis products on April 20 this year, a roughly 30% increase from April 20 of last year. April 20 (4/20), of course, is the unofficial cannabis holiday, celebrated by cannabis consumers and supporters worldwide. According to MJ Freeway, which tracks the legal cannabis …

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