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This Federal ‘420’ Bill Would Regulate Marijuana Like Booze

A bespectacled, bow-tie wearing, 70-year-old veteran Democrat in the House of Representatives wants to end the federal marijuana prohibition. With an obvious nod to April 20 — the day that pot smokers annually celebrate as "Weed Day" — Rep. Earl Blumenauer ...
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With OK from Congress, US Hemp Market Set to Boom

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. "It's a huge deal because it's a domino effect. Banks can get involved now and if ...
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Marlboro Maker Places $2.4 Billion Bet on Marijuana

NEW YORK — One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in. Altria will pay another $1.4 billion for warrants that if exercised, would give Altria a 55 percent ownership stake in the Toronto company...