Michigan, North Dakota, Utah, and Missouri: You’re Voting on Legalizing Weed This Tuesday. Get out and vote!
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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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Shares of cannabis companies were broadly higher on Thursday, putting the sector on track for a third-straight gain, something it hasn’t been able to do in six weeks.
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$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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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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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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Broader consumer acceptance of marijuana across North America signals that the nascent industry may soon take a place among mainstream industries ranging from cosmetics to nonalcoholic beverages.
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Looking ahead to the next couple of years, two states stand out as likely the next big marijuana markets: New Jersey and Illinois.
Both states have followed a remarkably similar path toward full legalization, with Illinois a near mirror of the process in New Jersey, only one year behind.
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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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The Trump administration is seeking public comment about whether cannabis and other drugs should be reclassified under international drug treaties.
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