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    Kleiman: Marijuana Legalization resembles gay rights issues, as smokers come out of the closet

    by  • November 13, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “Voters of all ages are moving toward supporting marijuana legalization, said Mark Kleiman, a public policy professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. “People know more people who smoke marijuana,” Kleiman said. “It’s a little bit like gay rights issues where, as people come out of the closet, the fear tended to go...

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    Beau Kilmer doubts WA and CO can produce for the whole nation.

    by  • November 13, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    KILMER: “The scenario where a state or two ends up dominating all of the U.S. market, that requires some really big assumptions,” Kilmer told BI. “I have a hard time imagining that the federal government and other states would let that happen.” Michael Kelley at Business Insider explores the possible after-effects of WA and CO’s legalization.

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    Mason Tvert and Brian Vicente worked for years before A-64 could win.

    by  • November 13, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “Around 9 p.m. on Election Night, the backers of a statewide initiative to end prohibition of marijuana got word that voters had heeded the call… The news ended what had been nearly eight years of campaigning for legalization in Colorado, and offered a resounding vindication for proponents who had been mocked, teased and criticized by...

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    CO weed stores consider turning to Indian Reservations for credit

    by  • November 13, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “While there are no laws on the books preventing banks from doing business with marijuana firms… banks concerned about the bottom line will nonetheless sever relationships with those operations on their own, just as credit-card companies have… But for people who are part of the green rush, the most intriguing opportunity might lie… with Indian tribal...

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    Will CO businesses be able to fire employees high on the job?

    by  • November 12, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    Businesses are reluctant to sell marijuana, in the face of legal uncertainties. “That’s why local businesses say they need more answers before they’ll feel comfortable stocking their store shelves with marijuana for sale… Employers likely will have the last say in drug policy violations because of a legal precedence-setting case in 2011. In the case, Roe...

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