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Gubernatorial changes might bode well for marijuana market growth

In many states across the country, cannabis reform has been held up by state political leaders. That, in turn, has stalled and stunted business opportunities in the industry.

In short, the person who sits in the governor’s mansion can have a big influence over whether state-level reform efforts proceed.

Such reforms can include supporting legalization efforts, leading the implementation of voter initiatives and making the market more business friendly with moves such as adding qualifying patient conditions to a medical marijuana program.

That’s why this year’s midterm elections may be critical on a state level.

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10 ways to invest in cannabis

$32 billion by 2022. That’s how big the global cannabis industry is projected to become. And it’s more than three times the size of the industry in 2017. How can investors cash in on this tremendous growth? Click ahead for 10 ways you can invest in cannabis.

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The Difference Between Weed And Cannabis

As the author says “I use the word ‘cannabis’ because I think it legitimizes referring to this thing by its truest identity: a plant.
Thinking about it as a plant helps strip away the socially-attributed associations of illegal contraband and deadend pastime.

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Experts suggest if US House flips, federal cannabis reform could follow

Prospects of federal marijuana reform – and the growing fortunes of cannabis businesses – could become more of a reality if the U.S. House turns over to a Democratic majority in the Nov. 6 elections, industry experts predict.

Cannabis proponents believe if the House breaks the deadlock on federal reform, the Senate will follow because it recognizes that the majority of Americans favor legalization.

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Facebook Finally Lifts Its Ban On Pot Pages

Facebook Inc., will repeal its moratorium on cannabis and related search results, according to MarketWatch. Their decision came just days before the legalization of adult recreational marijuana sales in Canada this past Wednesday.

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