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Cannabis means business. In 2014, marijuana brought in about $2.7B to states that have legalized it, whether medicinally, recreationally or both, and that number is expected to grow in coming years. Here's how to play the marijuana space.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports how one pot business is handling its cash, and building trust of banks.
CNBC's Dina Gusovsky sits down with Dr. Raphael Mechoulam in Israel to discuss the current and future state of the medical marijuana industry and how big pharmaceutical companies might be able to benefit.
CNBC got exclusive access to a children's oncology unit and nursing home in Israel that allows children and elderly to consume medical marijuana on-site. Now, the U.S. and Israel plan to expand a marijuana partnership that dates back decades. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports.
Marijuana entrepreneurs struggle to establish normal banking relationships. How one pot-preneur found success thanks to best practices in security and cash handling. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.
Marijuana businesses—often carrying loads of cash and cannabis—are taking a cue from casino operators. Do you need a 'cash team?'
David Dinenberg, Kind Financial founder, is starting a financial services firm for marijuana.
Gov. Greg Abbott, (R-Texas), discusses job creation in the Lone Star State, and shares his thoughts on what's impeding economic growth in America.
South Fork Business Park is the largest cannabis real estate development in the United States at over 750,000 sq. ft. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky got an exclusive look at the developing Ganja district.
Auntie Dolores is a cannabis edibles company that doesn't just serve the human medical marijuana community. There are cannabis treats for pets as well.
Many investors are taking stakes in this rapidly growing multibillion-dollar marketplace. But some say pot stocks are still too risky.
Zoning regulations in cities like Seattle and San Jose mean marijuana businesses and growers are only legally allowed to be in about 1 percent of the city's surface area, causing prices for rent and properties in those areas to skyrocket. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky talks to former Microsoft exec Martin Tobias, who turned his "man-cave" into Seattle's first licensed recreational grow.
Terra tech is a cannabis manufacturer and extractor, like a marijuana brewery. But before selling the products they create, the company has to test the marijuana to make sure it's safe for consumers; that's where Steephill Lab comes in. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the latest celebrity to sell pot.
The marijuana business is exploding but there's one tiny catch: Many businesses can't get loans. Enter David Dinenberg.
Medical marijuana leads by volume, but retail sales are bringing in all the tax money.
Giadha Aquirre de Carcer, New Frontier Financials CEO, estimates the cannabis industry will grow to more than a $15 billion industry by 2020.
David Chao, DCM Ventures co-founder and general partner, is seeing the most growth in the medicinal delivery of cannabis in the industry.
It's 420 Day, pot's unofficial holiday, and brands like Pepsico, Ben & Jerry's and others are promoting products for the mass market.
CNBC's Jane Wells, reports on how Native American tribes are looking to take advantage of the marijuana money-making machine.