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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.

US Postal Service Says Mailing Marijuana Ads is Illegal

LEGAL | By Gosia Wozniacka | Dec 21
The U.S. Postal Service says it's illegal to mail materials containing advertising for marijuana products, even in states that have legalized the federally controlled substance.

Alaska Regulators Are 1st to OK Marijuana Use at Pot Shops

CORPORATE | By Becky Bohrer | Nov 24
The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska's recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug.

Tech Innovator Reportedly Backs Calif. Marijuana Legalization Push

PERSONAL TECH | By Lisa Leff | Nov 4
A long-promised campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in California next year reached the starting gate with the filing of a ballot initiative backed by technology investor Sean Parker.

AIDS Funding Sought from CA Legal Marijuana Measures

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 5
A San Francisco-based AIDS agency is calling on the proponents of legalizing marijuana use in California to direct a portion of the tax revenues generated by doing so toward HIV, hepatitis C, and other health needs.

Marijuana, Mainstream Converge in Colorado Tourism Concerns

FINANCE | By Kristen Wyatt | Dec 17
In Colorado, there's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially damaging the state's tourism brand.

Merry Marijuana: Pot Sellers Woo Holiday Shoppers

HOME | By Kristen Wyatt | Nov 25
From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar.

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