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Willie Nelson performing at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, New Jersey, May 2012. Image: joshbg2k via Wikimedia Commons
Craig Hlavaty ~ Chron.com ~
 
Texas country music legend and pot prophet Willie Nelson has found an investor for his Willie's Reserve private marijuana label.

Matthew Lopez, 33, examines marijuana buds with his iPhone light while shopping with his fiance Lizette Ortiz, 26, at The Grass Station in Denver, Co. Credit: Benjamin Rasmussen for The New York Times
 
DENVER — Some called it Christmas for stoners. Others warned of marijuana anarchy.

Cannabis bud at a Denver grow facility. Image: WeedWorthy.com

Scott Keyes ~ The Guardian ~

Legal marijuana tax revenues have been breaking records in Colorado this summer, nearly doubling monthly numbers from last year and on pace to exceed projections of legal sales that bring revenue back to the state.

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Jonah Bennett ~ The Daily Caller ~

No state has ever generated more tax revenue from marijuana than alcohol—until now.

Taylor West, deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry Association,  spoke at Nashville NERVE conference showing the latest data on the marijuana industry on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. (Photo: Shelley Mays/The Tennessean)
 
Marijuana is illegal in Tennessee, but when and if the law changes, the business opportunities will be vast — along with the risks.

Customers line up outside one of The Grass Station dispensaries during the Colorado cannabis tax holiday. Image: WeedWorthy.com
Kristen Wyatt ~ Associated Press ~
 
DENVER (AP) -- Marijuana consumers were taking advantage of a tax holiday in Colorado on Wednesday, with some lining up early for doorbuster-style deals.

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