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U.S. House passes bill giving marijuana businesses access to banking

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would grant legal marijuana businesses access to banking, a measure that would clear up a longstanding headache for the industry.

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Pot “legalization 2.0”: Social equity becomes a key question

Complicating the law-making process, sometimes even among supporters, are questions about how best to erase marijuana convictions and ensure that people who were arrested for pot benefit from legal marijuana markets.

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California pot products seeing big safety testing failure rate

Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting consumer safety.

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Marijuana addiction is real, and rising

For as long as most residents can remember, smoking marijuana has been a part of life here. The fact that California legalized the practice in January went practically unnoticed in this quiet town a half-hour’s drive north of San Francisco, where some say the normalization of America’s marijuana culture got its start.

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Pot industry pleads its case against potential Texas CBD ban

A month after a Texas health agency proposed cracking down on CBD, the cannabis industry is actively trying to change the minds of health authorities about CBD to keep the products on shelves throughout the state.

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Google and Facebook won’t advertise marijuana, even in states like Colorado where it’s legal

As the cannabis industry grows, generating an estimated $10 billion in annual sales, states are increasingly approving medical marijuana programs and passing adult-use laws. But for marketing agencies, marijuana dispensaries and cannabis brands, advertising the pot brings its own hurdles.

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California marijuana demand greater than legal distribution network can handle

Cannabis dispensaries and others are concerned that too few operators have been licensed to support a pipeline of growers, distributors and retailers.

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Could Sessions’ marijuana policy shift benefit the cannabis industry in 2018?

The Attorney General’s unilateral moves have forced politicians to take sides on marijuana legalization, the leader of the National Cannabis Industry Association told a gathering of the group’s Colorado members.

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Mexico’s former president slams Trump and Sessions in keynote at Cannabis Summit

Former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox, delivered a keynote address to a crowd full of cannabis industry businesses at the Cannabis Summit in California.

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Powerhouse cannabis firms form lobby group to protect state-based weed laws

Some big-name firms in cannabis have formed a national advocacy and marijuana lobbying organization, New Federalism Fund, to spur change on Capitol Hill.

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