For some, US marijuana industry becoming a David-versus-Goliath battle

Is the U.S. marijuana industry evolving into a David-versus-Goliath confrontation?

A number of marijuana business officials and advocates characterize today’s cannabis industry as figurative warfare, pitting large companies seeking to dominate the market against smaller operators and entrepreneurs just wanting a foot in the door.


Who’s who in federal marijuana reform and legalization

The movement to overhaul federal marijuana policy has gotten more crowded in recent years, with new trade associations, business groups, social justice activists and lobbyists joining calls to legalize the plant.

The collection of stakeholders also has become much more diverse.