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A smattering of southwest Missouri entrepreneurs were among the more than 1,800 attendees who showed up for the state's first legal medical cannabis trade show, which drew consultants, grow-light purveyors and debt collection agencies based in Colorado and California and elsewhere.

Michigan's medical marijuana market is growing beyond expectations, generating more than $42 million in sales since the first dispensary opened on Nov. 1.

For the first time in his 45 years in the cannabis industry, Steve DeAngelo is feeling pretty darn carefree. But as the co-founder of one of California's most iconic dispensaries, he has a word of warning for states looking to legalize: watch your taxes.

There are now more than 211,000 cannabis jobs across the United States. More than 64,000 of those jobs were added in 2018. That’s enough people to fill Chicago’s Soldier Field, with 3,000 more tailgating outside.

Although medical marijuana has been legal in Mexico since June 2017, the lack of a regulatory structure has prevented the industry from taking off.

Following years of success in merchandising, Martha Stewart is tapping into a new industry: hemp-derived products.

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