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Marijuana stocks in focus after House votes to decriminalize cannabis

Marijuana companies just scored a smokin’ victory.

NJ bill to legalize marijuana includes ‘social equity’ tax

An effort to legalize marijuana in New Jersey could include a “social equity” tax to address the disparate effect of anti-drug laws on communities of color.

Recreational pot industry preps for New Jersey debut

Big marijuana companies and emerging entrepreneurs are laying the groundwork to set up shop in New Jersey after voters approved a constitutional amendment legalizing the recreational use of cannabis.

NY Gov. Cuomo says pressure on state lawmakers to legalize marijuana: WSJ

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that the pressure is on New York state lawmakers to legalize marijuana after voters in neighboring New Jersey approved a referendum this week that lets adults use the drug recreationally.

Marijuana stocks smoked despite 1 in 3 Americans having access to legal weed

Shares of marijuana-tied companies were falling sharply on Wednesday, despite voters in several states casting their ballots in favor of legalized marijuana.

Marijuana legalization approved by New Jersey voters

New Jersey overwhelmingly voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday with 67% of citizens voting in favor.

Shawn Kemp, ex-NBA great, to open cannabis dispensary in Seattle

Shawn Kemp, the former six-time NBA All-Star and three-time All-NBA selection, is set to open a cannabis dispensary in Seattle next week.

Scotts Miracle-Gro is main financial supporter of push to legalize weed in New Jersey: report

Scotts Miracle-Gro, one of the most recognizable names in lawn and garden care, is expanding its business beyond just suburban backyards.

Pennsylvania’s Democratic Gov. Wolf calls for marijuana legalization to aid state economy

Gov. Wolf indicated the industry is an untapped revenue stream, ripe for taxation.

Largest California wildfire threatens marijuana growing area

California’s largest wildfire is threatening a marijuana growing enclave, and authorities said many of the locals have refused to evacuate and abandon their maturing crops even as weather forecasters predict more hot, dry and windy conditions that could fan flames.

Weed vending machines pop up in Colorado

Coloradans who are concerned about the coronavirus pandemic can now purchase marijuana through a contactless weed vending machine at certain dispensaries.

CBD company Kadenwood acquires major Colorado-based hemp manufacturer

The acquisition, according to Kadenwood, “effectively establishes Kadenwood as the largest supplier of vertically-integrated, hemp-derived” CBD in the United States.

Lawmakers urge FDA to temporarily ban e-cigarette sales amid coronavirus pandemic

Lawmakers once again urged the FDA to pull e-cigarettes from the market amid the coronavirus pandemic, claiming teen and young adult vapers are putting an outsized burden on testing resources.

3 stocks you don’t want to be holding when the market crashes again

Stocks have by and large recovered from the crash that took place last month due to the coronavirus pandemic. Another market crash is inevitable from overvalued stocks and a long-lasting recession, and if you don’t want to see your portfolio take a big hit when it happens, you’ll want to avoid hanging on to these three stocks.

Cannabis producer Canopy Growth smoked by restructuring charge

The company lost C$1.3 billion Canadian dollars in the past three months.

Universities to launch cannabis classes this summer

The online program will include courses in business management, medical applications and legal compliance.

Who is more likely to smoke marijuana?

According to a July 2019 poll from Gallup, which surveyed 1,525 adults across the nation who were at least 18 years old, the likelihood of someone smoking marijuana “varies significantly” by gender, age, region and political ideology.

Pot industry tested on 4/20 as coronavirus slams economy

It was supposed to be a long weekend of festivals and music culminating on April 20, or 4/20, the code for marijuana’s high holiday.

Coronavirus fuels pot industry’s push for online sales, delivery

Colorado has legalized online sales of recreational marijuana amid the coronavirus epidemic, fulfilling the pot industry’s biggest wishes.

Coronavirus sends pot sales soaring as more Americans stay home

Legal marijuana sales are up as more Americans self-isolate with COVID-19 spread

Marijuana – also known as weed, pot, reefer and other slang terms – is the dried flower of the cannabis plant and is used as a drug for recreational or medical purposes.