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Market for legal pot could pass $20 billion

The marijuana market is about to boom.<p>Voters in four states approved legal recreational pot on Tuesday. Four more states expanded access to medical marijuana.<p>All told, it could expand the national market to $21 billion by 2020, according to New Frontier Data, which partnered with the marijuana …

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NFLPA 'actively studying' medical marijuana use for players

Changes in the country's attitude toward marijuana use may be taking effect in football.<p>NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the …

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The Rise of Marijuana Tech Products 🍁

Last Tuesday, ballot measures to legalize recreational marijuana won out in four new states (California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada). Medical …

Scientists are working on a new drug that works like medical marijuana to treat pain—but without getting you high

The opioid epidemic in America has researchers on the hunt for new ways to treat pain.<p>Opioids are powerful painkillers, usually prescribed to patients with severe or chronic pain, like those who have had a major injury, surgery, or cancer. They’re also highly addictive. Frequently, patients taking …

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Potchain 1.0: Why the Legal Weed Industry Is Embracing Blockchain

We're still in the infancy of discovering all of the use cases for blockchain technology, but the legal cannabis industry is embracing the evolving …

If you think legalizing marijuana is no big deal, think again

If California approves Proposition 64 next week, it is likely to create significant momentum toward legalizing marijuana throughout the U.S. and beyond. The results of the election may signal the birth of a massive new "vice" industry along the lines of the tobacco and alcohol behemoths.<p>Marijuana …

What does marijuana legalization mean for stoned driving?

Federal restrictions on research means there’s so much we don’t know<p>Cannabis is becoming more popular across the US. Four states have legalized recreational marijuana and five more, including California, will vote on the issue next Tuesday. This is good news for many, but there is one big downside: …