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Alaska Weighing Rules to Allow Use of Pot At Licensed Stores

LEGAL | By Becky Bohrer | May 1
Alaska could soon become the first state in the nation to allow on-site consumption of marijuana in some businesses that will sell pot.

Harris Backs Federal Rescheduling of Marijuana

CRIME | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 23
Should she be elected to the U.S. Senate this November, California Attorney General Kamala Harris would advocate for the federal government to change how it classifies marijuana as a controlled substance.

Hawaii Lawmakers Ask How Much Marijuana is OK While Driving

LEGAL | By Cathy Bussewitz | Mar 31
Hawaii lawmakers are asking how much marijuana a driver can safely consume before getting behind the wheel of a car.

As a State of Islands, Marijuana Sales Tricky for Hawaii

LEGAL | By Marina Riker | Feb 29
With less than five months to go before medical marijuana dispensaries can open in Hawaii, business owners could be facing unique obstacles in a state of islands separated by federal waters.

Optimism Over CA Pot Legalization

NATIONAL | By Sari Staver | Feb 28
With activists coming together behind a single, well-funded proposed 2016 ballot initiative, Californians may soon be able to legally buy and grow weed for recreational use, say industry leaders.

Colorado Debates Organic Labels for Marijuana

CORPORATE | By Kristen Wyatt | Feb 22
Marijuana has attracted many labels in its time. On Friday, Colorado lawmakers debate whether the state should give the drug one more often associated with purple carrots than purple haze - certified organic.

Emerging from Shadows, Pot Industry Tries to Build Brands

CORPORATE | By Kristen Wyatt | Jan 2
As the fast-growing marijuana industry emerges from the black market and starts looking like a mainstream industry, there's a scramble to brand and trademark pot products.

Medical Marijuana's Big Business Lures Ex-Law Enforcers

CORPORATE | By Alan Scher Zagier | Dec 30
"Who better would you want to oversee your compliance than a cop?" said Scott Abbott, a retired Illinois State Police colonel paid to help a company adhere to the state's strict laws and regulations at two dispensaries.

Colorado Pot Banking Case Tests Federal Drug Rules

FINANCE | By Kristen Wyatt | Dec 28
A marijuana banking case set for arguments Monday is testing the federal government's stated goal of addressing the cash-only nature of the quasi-legal pot industry.

Oregon Warm Springs Tribe Approves Marijuana Sales Project

CORPORATE | By Gosia Wozniacka | Dec 23
Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have approved a plan to build a facility to grow marijuana on their reservation in central Oregon and sell it at tribe-owned stores outside the reservation.

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