Canadians in the pot business need to be careful crossing U.S. border

Dec 18, 2018
Crossing to even discuss the U.S. cannabis industry can be considered trafficking.
A woman waves a flag with a marijuana leaf on it next to a group gathered to celebrate National Marijuana Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada.
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U.S. to end lenient policy that let legal pot flourish

Jan 4, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that has generally barred federal law enforcement officials from interfering with marijuana sales in states where the drug is legal.
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Jun 1, 2016
They said it couldn't be done: Ending the American war on marijuana. This week, Actuality tells the ugly truth about cannabis prohibition and peeks at the green shoots of the nascent legal weed industry — but can the architects of…
A vendor weighs buds for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on Independence Day 2014.
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Marijuana, gambling, lotto tickets: Cash only

Jan 24, 2014
A few items that still require cash to purchase.

What's the right price for legal pot?

Jun 24, 2013
Washington State tries to balance public health, tax revenues and driving the black market out of business as it licenses retailers to sell recreational marijuana.

'Pot for profit' laws attract entrepreneurs

Jan 4, 2013
Colorado and Washington are magnets for new businesses, after voting to legalize recreational marijuana.

The business of selling pot...legally

Dec 27, 2012
The growing use of medical marijuana and the legalization of recreational use in two states have created more opportunities for pot entrepreneurs.

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As U.S. pot laws evolve, some Mexicans question their policy

Nov 27, 2012
Recent votes to legalize marijuana in Colorado and Washington state have some Mexicans calling on their government to reconsider its drug policies.

Chasing marijuana users comes at too high a cost

May 28, 2012
Decriminalizing marijuana could help ease taxpayer burden.

L.A. gets its first pot-friendly hotel

Apr 20, 2010
A hotel that opened in the '20s in L.A.'s Koreatown is having another grand opening tonight in celebration of what owner's hope will be its new...