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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Editor's Introduction: Marijuana In America

Editor's Introduction: Marijuana In America

The legalization of marijuana is no longer the unthinkable.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

California's Emerald Triangle: Small Towns, Big Money

California's Emerald Triangle: Small Towns, Big Money

It’s the most profitable drug in the world.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Taxes: Government Gets A Piece of The Action

Taxes: Government Gets A Piece of The Action

Cash is king in the marijuana debate.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

The Marijuana Lobby: All Grown Up

The Marijuana Lobby: All Grown Up

What a difference 20 years has made for the head of the pot lobbying group, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Norml.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

The Confused State of Pot Law Enforcement

The Confused State of Pot Law Enforcement

The case against licensed marijuana grower Chris Bartkowicz in Colorado epitomizes the face off between state and federal enforcement of marijuana laws.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Business Model Debate: Big Tobacco Vs. Big Pharma

Business Model Debate: Big Tobacco Vs. Big Pharma

As support for medical marijuana grows and states consider proposals to legalize the drug for recreational use, advocates on both sides of the debate over whether to end the war on pot are pooling their...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Personal Finance: Dollars & Sensamillia

Personal Finance: Dollars & Sensamillia

Golf lessons. A trip to the beach. Happy Hour at the pub. Like thumbprints and snowflakes, no two entertainment budgets look alike.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

The Drug-Free Workplace vs. Medical Marijuana

The Drug-Free Workplace vs. Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana is casting a cloud of confusion over Corporate America.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Tough Marijuana States: Southern Discomfort

Tough Marijuana States: Southern Discomfort

The marijuana reform movement has had some wins as of late, but in most states legalization is not even on the horizon.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

An Inside Look at America's Pot Industry

An Inside Look at America's Pot Industry

In this excerpt from a chapter in her forthcoming book, CNBC's Trish Regan visits the three-county area of Northern California known as the Emerald Triangle, where more pot is grown than anywhere else in...

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