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Q&A With U.S. Rep. Dina Titus on Federal Marijuana Legislation, Nevada MMJ

November 12, 2014 · Updated April 19, 2019

By John Schroyer Congresswoman Dina Titus is optimistic when it comes to cannabis. The Nevada Democrat has not only been prepping for medical marijuana in her state, she’s also been focusing on the potential for recreational marijuana becoming legal there in 2016. So much so that that she took a trip to Denver in late […]

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New York Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Assembly

May 28, 2014 · Updated May 29, 2014

New York’s Democratic-led Assembly has once again given the green light to a medical marijuana bill, putting pressure on the Senate to act before the current session wraps up late next month. The measure – called the Compassionate Care Act – passed 91-34 with bipartisan support. The Assembly has passed medical marijuana legislation four times […]

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Guest Column: 5 Issues to Watch as the Illinois Medical Marijuana Market Materializes

February 3, 2014 · Updated January 27, 2015

By Michael Mayes With the passing of medical marijuana laws in Illinois comes specific challenges for entrepreneurs looking to start an MMJ business in the state. Officials are just starting to develop regulations on the industry, so it will be a while before detailed rules are released. But the four-year pilot program created under the […]

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Big Business: Maine Marijuana Caregivers Rake in $15M-$25M, Market to Expand

October 1, 2013 · Updated November 11, 2013

On paper, Maine’s medical marijuana industry seems relatively small, with just eight dispensaries serving patients across the state. But dig deeper and you’ll find a thriving business community that could serve as a model for other states with similar demographics. Maine is home to roughly 600 caregivers who collectively net an estimated $15 million to […]

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Q&A With Robert Kane on US Firm’s Plans for Cannabis R&D, Treatment Facility in Canada

March 1, 2013 · Updated January 27, 2015

A US medical marijuana company is moving full speed ahead with plans to build a first-of-its-kind cannabis campus that will include a treatment center, hospital facilities, a lab for research and product development and a cultivation site that will grow both MMJ and hemp. The X-Change Corp. – one of the few publicly traded companies […]

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