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Pueblo Marijuana Study Shows Impact of Legalization in Southern Colorado, Business Matters - Should PA Legalize Recreational Marijuana?, Unique Hemp Treatment Facility Taking Form in Parachute

To Boost its Economy, Pueblo County Embraced Marijuana. Now a New Study Reveals Whether it Worked

In a groundbreaking new study, a report released Monday from researchers at Colorado State University-Pueblo finds that the marijuana industry provides a net positive economic benefit to Pueblo County, even when accounting for demands on law enforcement and social services. Read more.

Trump Tax Cuts Will Lead to Pot Industry Hiring Rush, Study Predicts

When President Donald Trump implemented the sweeping 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, most of America wasn't concerned with how the legal cannabis industry would be affected. Read more.

Colorado Pot Products to Adopt New Universal Symbol on Packaging

The way that cannabis products are packaged and labeled has been both a concern for government officials and an irritant for the commercial pot industry, but now the State of Colorado believes it's found a solution. Beginning in 2019, all cannabis packaging in this state must have a universal "THC" symbol on the label. Read more.

Louisville Metro Council Votes to Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana in Kentucky

Louisville Metro Council members threw their support Thursday behind a plan to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky. Read more.

Business Matters - Should PA Legalize Recreational Marijuana?

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Unique Hemp Treatment Facility Taking Form in Parachute

John Lyons was set to retire from four decades of training horses and sell his seventy-acre training facility in Parachute. Instead, he started one of the country's first nutraceutical and medical-hemp research and treatment facilities, the Colorado Hemp InstituteRead more.