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Next Milestone for Alaska's Young Pot Industry: Paying Taxes

FINANCE | By Becky Bohrer | Nov 20
With legal marijuana sales underway in Alaska, growers will soon be submitting their first tax payments to the state.

Calif. Cities Ban Pot Shops Ahead of Legalization Vote

CORPORATE | Nov 4
San Jose has banned sales of recreational marijuana ahead of next week's vote on whether to legalize the drug in California.

"60 Minutes" Examines Effects of Marijuana on Body

HEALTH | Oct 30
Voters in California, Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts and Maine will decide in November whether to legalize recreational marijuana.

Weed as Way of Life: California Farmers Divided on Legal Bud

FINANCE | By Paul Elias | Oct 30
Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with the pruning shears to harvest the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm.

California City to Pay $100K to Settle Pot Shop Raid Lawsuit

Oct 29
A California city will pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging police harassment during a raid on a marijuana dispensary.

Gourmet Ganja? Marijuana Dining is Growing Up, Slowly

FOOD/DRINK | By Kristen Wyatt | Oct 15
Chefs are working with marijuana growers to chart the still-very-unscientific world of pairing food and weed.

Legal Pot Could Upend Years of Drug Smuggling in Arizona

LEGAL | By Astrid Galvan | Oct 12
The hills on the Arizona border with Mexico are steep and bumpy as Paul Estrada drives along the fence, patrolling for drug and human smugglers.

Colorado Gives Marijuana Candy a New Look to Avoid Confusion

CORPORATE | By Kristen Wyatt | Oct 3
A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C - not just on the packaging but on the brownies, candies and other edibles themselves - takes effect Saturday.

9 States to Vote Soon on Expanding Legal Access to Marijuana

LEGAL | By Paul Elias and David Crary | Oct 2
From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana.

Arkansas Governor, Doctors Criticize Medical Marijuana Push

CORPORATE | By Andrew DeMillo | Sep 13
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the former head of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, accused medical marijuana supporters on Monday of misleading voters about the drug's benefits as they promote two new ballot measures.

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