SEC Allows Pot Dealer To Register Stock

NEW YORK:  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has allowed a share registration to proceed for a company whose business model includes cultivation and sale of marijuana, which are both illegal under federal law, though legal under some state laws. This approval appears to be the first green light for a share registration by a company Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Debate In New York Turns To Smoking

NEW YORK:  The debate over legalizing medicinal marijuana on Monday turned to a new issue as opponents and advocates argued over whether patients should be allowed to smoke the drug when it is prescribed. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, after days of expressing veiled concerns about full-scale legalization of medical pot, was more explicit on Monday about his issues Read the full article…

WSJ Poll: Candy Is Dandy But Pot Is Less Harmful

NEW YORK: What’s worse for your health: a candy bar or a joint? The new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll produced a surprising answer. Sugar. When Americans were asked their opinion on the most harmful of four substances, tobacco (49%) and alcohol (24%) came in first and second place, followed by sugar (15%) and marijuana. Only 8% said Read the full article…