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File photo of a bag of marijuana being prepared for sale next to a money jar at BotanaCare in Northglenn, Colorado. RICK WILKING / Reuters File
Oct 27, 2015
 

NBC News -    DENVER -- Colorado's attempt to create a bank to service its marijuana industry has suffered another setback by the federal government and could be facing an impossible dilemma.

 
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Colorado marijuana sales in August surpassed $100 million for the first time. (Denver Post file)
Oct 20, 2015
 

The Denver Post -  Colorado recreational marijuana sales are close to $60 million in August 2015; medical marijuana sales climb slightly

 
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Denver companies have recalled more pot grown with unapproved pesticides (AP File)
Oct 16, 2015
 

The Denver Post -   Scope of recall covers dozens of products from several retailers, all grown by TruCannabis in Denver

 
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Ohio voters will decide Nov. 3 whether to approve Issue 3, which would legalize marijuana for personal and medical use.
Oct 8, 2015
 

Cincinatti Business Courier -   The board of the Ohio Bankers League voted to oppose legalizing marijuana, citing concerns about money laundering.

 
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FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Marijuana still is only legal for medical purposes in California, but that isn't stopping purveyors of pot-infused cupcakes, ice cream, popcorn and other treats from putting on the "Get Baked Sale," an outdoor food festival to showcase their wares, on Saturday, June 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Oct 7, 2015
 

KRQE -   MIDDLETON, California (AP) — Medical marijuana dispensaries in Northern California are offering up to $200 in free cannabis per patient affected by a hugely destructive wildfire.

 
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Image via Science Alert
Sep 24, 2015
 

ScienceAlert - Trying to replicate the "Ferrari of the plant world".

 
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Samples of some of the marijuana available for sale at SPARC, a cannabis dispensary in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. The club will be one of the suppliers to on-demand marijuana delivery startups. Photo: Sarah Rice, Special To The Chronicle
Sep 22, 2015
 

San Francisco Chronicle -   A bill that would legitimize the state’s billion-dollar medical marijuana industry could also exclude many Californians from the lucrative industry: those convicted of drug crimes.

 
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In this photograph taken Saturday, April 25, 2015, grow lights turn the color of marijuana plants under cultivation to yellow as a contingent of lawmakers, their staffers and a handful of lobbyists toured one of two retail and grow operations for both medical and recreational marijuana in northeast Denver. Colorado's unusual tax law is forcing the state to suspend taxes on recreational marijuana for one day, Sept. 16, during which a 10 percent sales tax and 15 percent excise tax will not be collected. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Sep 18, 2015
 

ABC News -   Colorado's marijuana growers were the big winners Wednesday when the state suspended new recreational pot taxes, a tax quirk that saved shoppers some sales tax but saved wholesalers tens of thousands.

 
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River Rock Cannabis COO Jim Elftmann strips excess leaves from some of the plants and checks for any signs of disease at his company's cultivation facility on Sept. 15, 2015. The company had formerly gone by the name of River Rock Organic Cannabis until the Colorado attorney general's office began investigating marijuana businesses' use of the word "organic" in their name. River Rock began removing the word organic on all of their labeling and signage at the end of June. (Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post)
Sep 18, 2015
 

Denver Post -  Growers whose plants were quarantined are included in inquiry into use of word 'organic'

 
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Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Sep 8, 2015
 

Motley Fool -   Pardon the horrible pun, but the marijuana industry is budding right before our eyes.

 
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