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Future shock: What happens if Colorado legalizes pot?

If Amendment 64 passes, it will become almost immediately legal under Colorado law for adults to possess, grow, consume and give away up to an ounce of marijuana. It may take more than a year, however, before adults can purchase marijuana legally in a store.

Three pro-marijuana bills introduced in Congress today

Colorado Rep. Jared Polis and two other members of Congress today introduced bills to improve Americans' access to medical marijuana.

American Express blocks medical marijuana purchases

American Express cards may no longer be used to purchase medical marijuana. The company has given no reason for the prohibition. Other credit card companies so far continue to allow their cards to be used for the purchase of medical marijuana where legal.

Is Big Pharma set to corner the American market on medical...

The seeds of change are blowing in the medical marijuana business. If it isn't the federal government cracking down or the Legislature tightening the rules, it's big pharmaceutical companies looking for a piece of the pie.

Polis: Next step in federal medical marijuana recognition is ‘congressional action’

Rep. Jared Polis today expressed concerns about recent law enforcement activities as they relate to legal medical marijuana businesses.

Montana medical marijuana raid raises huge questions with national implications

When federal agents led a raid on medical marijuana businesses in Montana last week, questions were raised as to whether these businesses were raided because they were suspected of selling out of the proverbial back door to people without medical marijuana permits--or whether they were raided simply for being medical marijuana businesses.

Feds raid Montana medical marijuana operations

Federal drug officials on Monday raided at least 10 medical marijuana operations in at least six Montana towns.

Congressman Jared Polis says marijuana legalization may be on the horizon

What do U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo have in common? Both think marijuana should be legalized.

National pot trade group forms; first national convention in Denver

Well, now it's legitimate. As if there was any doubt, the medical marijuana business has formed a national trade association to lobby for more...
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