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Canadian firm iAnthus makes $17.3M bid for spot in New York medical marijuana industry

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Upon closing the deal, the publicly traded Canadian firm will have operations in five states: Colorado, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York and Vermont.... Read full article

After years of lobbying by veterans, Colorado adds PTSD as medical marijuana condition

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It's the first qualifying condition added under the state's medical marijuana law since its implementation in 2001... Read full article

Canada weighs risks and benefits of setting 18 as minimum age for weed use Advocates say setting th

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Advocates say setting the limit at 21 would encourage a black market and drive youths into the hands of criminals... Read full article

California wants to help cannabis companies get insurance

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Cannabis businesses have been getting coverage almost exclusively from the surplus line market, which includes carriers that are approved but not licensed by the state to provide coverage for companies that have been turned down by major insurers.... Read full article

DEA: Gang that sold millions worth of Colorado-grown weed outside state not unusual

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In 2015, the Colorado State Patrol made 394 seizures of Colorado pot that was destined for 36 different states... Read full article

High Times just got new ownership in $70 million deal; investors include Marley kin, Denver entrepre

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The media brand now has backing from musician Damian Marley and Colorado cannabis consultant Ean Seeb, among others... Read full article

Investors keep pouring money into cannabis industry, despite Trump administration stance

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The total amount raised by cannabis companies since the start of 2016 is $1.9 billion... Read full article

Aussie woman imprisoned in Bali for 9 years for weed smuggling returning home

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Schapelle Corby's trial and imprisonment riveted her home country for years... Read full article

Maryland Grants First-Ever License to Grow Medical Cannabis

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The company expects the first products to be available to patients early this fall—welcome news to patients who’ve been waiting to access cannabis in the state since legislators passed HB 881 back in 2014.... Read full article

Reality Check: Could legalizing cannabis raise £1bn?

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It looked at a report from the Institute for Social and Economic Research, which estimated that legalising cannabis could raise tax revenues of between £400m and £900m in England and Wales.... Read full article

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