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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.

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.

Image: TheDenverChannel.com
Eric Lupher ~ TheDenverChannel.com ~
 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The next big marijuana trend may have just hit the ground running in Colorado Springs. Soon, people there will be able to get gas and buy weed.

Image via CSMonitor.com

Jonah Bennett ~ The Daily Caller ~

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

420 Dank, a medical dispensary in Detroit, is seen on Friday, September 11, 2015. Image: Salwan Georges via Detroit Free Press

Matt Helms ~ Detroit Free Press ~

With some medical-marijuana stores in Detroit now offering drive-through purchasing, the city's marketplace for medical pot has spiraled out of control and needs to be regulated, Mayor Mike Duggan said.

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