Denver Council to Settle 39 Issues Around New Retail Pot Framework

Ralph Morgan helps customers find the strain of marijuana they want at Organa Labs in Denver on March 19, 2013. The Denver City Council is debating how laws governing retail marijuana shops will impact dispensaries.

COLORADO: With legislation pending on whether to ask Denver voters to approve a 5 percent tax on retail marijuana sales, the Denver City Council on Monday will consider setting a host of rules and regulations for the new industry.

Medbox Featured on WSJ's MarketWatch

Medbox is a leader in the development, sales and service of automated, biometrically controlled dispensing and storage systems for medicine and merchandise.

CALIFORNIA: Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), a leader in providing consulting services and patented inventory control, compliance, and dispensing systems to the medical and retail industries, announced that they have been featured in The Wall Street Journal MarketWatch.

William Watson: A Look at Canada’s Marijuana Market After Legalization (Opinion)

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, wants to legalize marijuana in order to ‘keep it out of the hands of our kids’

CANADA: The Boards may engage in advertising campaigns, sending out glossy magazines informing consumers which types of marijuana go best with which types of food, wine and munchies. So. what will the marijuana market look like after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau legalizes the drug in 2018?

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta: Americans ‘terribly and systematically misled’ about marijuana

Neurosurgeon tells CNN's Piers Morgan science is on the side of marijuana

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon, apologized on Wednesday for publicly opposing marijuana legalization, saying science was clearly on the side of the drug. “I think we have been terribly and systematically misled in this country for some time, and I did part of that misleading,” he told CNN host Piers Morgan.

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta: Americans ‘terribly and systematically misled’ about marijuana

Neurosurgeon tells CNN's Piers Morgan science is on the side of marijuana

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon, apologized on Wednesday for publicly opposing marijuana legalization, saying science was clearly on the side of the drug. “I think we have been terribly and systematically misled in this country for some time, and I did part of that misleading,” he told CNN host Piers Morgan.

Buzzkill: Medical Marijuana Popularity Threatens Legal Pot Push in Washington State

Competition from medical marijuana could cut in half the amount of tax revenue that Washington state receives.

WASHINGTON: Washington state’s new law legalizing pot is hitting a major snag from an unlikely source — medical marijuana. There is growing concern among state officials that as long as medical marijuana is largely unregulated and untaxed, its popularity will cut into the tax revenue expected when pot legally goes on sale for recreational use Read the full article…