marijuana industry


California’s legal weed farms are replacing trimmigrants with immigrants

Rising tensions highlight the problems with the agriculture industry’s reliance on a mostly undocumented workforce.


Weed company buys Cali ghost town to turn it into a pot paradise

The company plans to turn the town, which hugs the border of the Mojave desert, into the country’s premier travel destination for eco-friendly potheads.


Nearly All of New England Has Decriminalized Weed, Who's Next?

An update on where the rest of the country is at with legal weed.


Talking Weed Business with America's First Cannabis-Focused Startup Accelerator

We talked with the founder of Canopy, an accelerator that adopts fledgling weed-related companies and helps them get ready for the next level.


Big Businesses and Nick Lachey Are Trying to Dominate Ohio's Future Legal Weed Industry

Ohio will vote Tuesday on a ballot initiative that would end marijuana prohibition, but create a monopoly on the legal weed industry in the state.


Native American Tribes Are Looking to Cash in on the Legal Weed Industry

Native American tribes have used their sovereign status to provide some of America's most beloved vices. Now some are wondering if legal marijuana could be their next big business venture.


DC Cashes In on the New Weed Industry

Days after marijuana became legal in the nation's capital, the industry flocked to Capitol Hill to claim its new territory at DC's first-ever cannabis convention.


Congress Is About to Block the Feds from Cracking Down on Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers are poised to pass a budget amendment that would block the DEA from cracking down on legal medical marijuana dispensaries and their patients.


The Marijuana Industry Has Come to New York, and It's a Stoner's Nightmare

New York is nowhere near ready to meet public demand for medical cannabis in the state, let alone foster a healthy pot industry. So why would anyone in their right mind have a weed trade show here?


The Politics of Pot: The Marijuana Industry Is Now a Special Interest Group

After decades spent operating in the shadows, the ever-growing legal marijuana industry has begun supporting federal campaigns and lobbying efforts in Washington DC.


New Mexico's Former Governor Is Now Selling Pot

Former governor and presidential candidate Gary Johnson has become CEO of a marijuana startup, lending yet more legitimacy to the industry.


The Colorado Marijuana Industry's Potency Problem

Is the state's weed too strong for tourists?