Puerto Rico is facing billions of dollars in budget cuts, a public debt load of more than $70 billion and a declining population as people flee to the mainland seeking better opportunities.
Colorado’s marijuana retailers have already made more than $750 million in sales halfway through 2017, a 25.7 percent increase compared to the first half of 2016.
In a tree-nestled First Nation community on Vancouver Island, forestry and farming used to be the major industries that kept the economy humming and put food on families’ tables.
Small town residents like and need marijuana, too, said Randy and Gayle Simpson, owners of Green Cross Dispensary, a medical dispensary that opened in early May.
With Iowa being in bad shape financially, expanding the legality of marijuana in the state could be the solution.
Cannabis consumers are frequently affiliated with lazy, unsuccessful and apathetic labels.
A measure is passing through the state legislature.
Cannabis and ecommerce would complement one another like seed and soil, if only federal law would allow it.
Before Brad Austin arrived at work one recent morning, his stock market investments were up by $4,000.
California is at the forefront of the US medical marijuana industry