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MJ Freeway experiences second security breach in 2017, calls it ‘a theft’

By John Schroyer

Denver-based MJ Freeway, one of the more prominent software firms in the cannabis sector, has suffered a cybersecurity breach for the second time in six months.

The company said some of its source code information was posted illegally online last week.

MJ Freeway officials are calling it “a theft” but said the breach won’t impact customer or patient data.

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Chart: Florida could someday be home to massive medical marijuana businesses

By Eli McVey Primed to become one of the nation’s most lucrative medical marijuana markets once it’s up and running, Florida’s program will license just a handful of businesses to produce, process and distribute all MMJ sold in the state. It’s a situation that may give rise to some of the nation’s largest marijuana firms.

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Week in Review: Vermont’s MMJ expansion, cannabis standards & Sessions’ warning

By John Schroyer and Bart Schaneman Vermont adds dispensaries and qualifying conditions to its medical marijuana program, two standards organizations begin work on the cannabis sector, and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions tries to strip MMJ protections. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

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Analysts: High Times sale could buoy cannabis industry

By Omar Sacirbey

The marijuana industry can expect higher valuations, more capital injections and increased merger and acquisition activity after the sale of High Times and the iconic magazine’s Cannabis Cup.

That’s the assessment of analysts following the deal, in which investors paid $42 million for a 60% stake in the company.

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