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Dem Rep. Jared Polis calls on Congress to end marijuana prohibition

WASHINGTON – Speaking alongside industry advocates, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) called Wednesday for Congress to end the prohibition on marijuana, stressing the need to reduce drug violence while hailing the medical cannabis market’s capacity for growing the economy. “Ending the failed policy of prohibition with regard to marijuana will…

Medical marijuana now a $1.7 billion market: report

The first ever investor-grade analysis report of the medical marijuana market in the United States found that it will soon rival the market for Viagra. The report, released Wednesday by the independent financial analysis firm See Change Strategy LLC, found that medical marijuana now has a $1.7 billion market and…