5 Ways Medical Marijuana is Changing the Economy

It’s easy being green. The color of money and marijuana, green is the abundant trademark of a mushrooming micro-industry: medicinal marijuana. According to Forbes, the industry is expected to blossom into a $9 billion one by 2016.

With the recent recreational regulations passed in Colorado, it’s only a matter of time before the market expands. And with the rapid haze of marijuana dispensaries descending on American cities, it isn’t always clear exactly how the industry works and what the regulations are.

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