NEW YORK-- Alkermes PLC said Thursday that it was profitable in its fiscal fourth quarter as it received bigger royalty payments and more revenue for drug manufacturing. Alkermes said it earned $3 million, or 2 cents per share, over the three months ended March 31.» Read More
If pot becomes legal, local, artisanal growers—perhaps along with farmers' collectives—are likely to dominate in the early stage, as big firms ramp up to enter the market years later. Think Starbuds vs. Maxwell House.
The current approach skews the priorities of law enforcement to the detriment of the public. It keeps our prisons full to bursting at great expense and endangers the public by letting out the real criminals to make room for non-violent drug offenders.
Unlike performance-enhancing drugs, marijuana really doesn't have any benefits. By many accounts, it inhibits performance, impairs memory, hurts coordination and could affect the heart rate.
Decriminalized in 11 states and legal for medical purposes in 14, marijuana is no longer considered an enemy of the people in many quarters.
In this slideshow, we take a look at different people, laws and films that played a role in shaping marijuana's image in the minds of Americans.
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Some places have significantly decriminalized marijuana or have turned a blind eye to personal use, encouraging travelers from around the globe to visit.
Players in the Emerald-Triangle marijuana business worry that passage of a state-ballot initiative in November will cause a collapse in the price of pot, the core of the local economy.
CNBC’s Trish Regan goes behind the scenes to explore this secretive industry, focusing on Northern California’s “Emerald Triangle,” now the marijuana capital of the U.S.
CNBC’s Trish Regan goes behind the scenes to explore the inner workings of this secretive industry, focusing on Northern California’s “Emerald Triangle,” now the marijuana capital of the U.S.