Pot Legalizations Push U.S. Closer To Weed Business Boom

The legalization of recreational marijuana in two more states plus the District of Columbia this week mounts pressure on the federal government to decriminalize cannabis — nudging America closer to a weed business boom.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Voter legalization of recreational marijuana in two more states plus the District of Columbia this week mounts pressure on the federal government to decriminalize cannabis — nudging America closer to a weed business boom, pot advocates and opponents agree.A federal law banning marijuana sales remains the biggest blockade to the dawn of Read the full article…

These People Left Respectable Corporate Jobs To Work In The Booming Marijuana Industry

There are plenty of people flocking to the industry simply because they love pot.

COLORADO:  In late 2010, Derek Peterson was fired from his job as a vice president at Morgan Stanley, where he had been managing a $100 million fund. But instead of looking for another job on Wall Street, Peterson decided to dive head first into the marijuana industry side project that had gotten him fired in Read the full article…