States around the U.S. should be cautious when considering the legalization of marijuana, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper tells CNBC.» Read More
Owners of recreational pot operations are preparing to file their first federal tax returns and they're learning some hard lessons.
CPAs, tax attorneys, and business owners in the marijuana industry gather in San Diego to find ways to pay the IRS on profits considered illegal by the federal government. With bank accounts hard to come by, some pay in cash, especially in Colorado, where the IRS allows it.
Peter Thiel's Founders Fund is investing in Privateer Holdings, a marijuana company that owns several pot-related brands.
Despite the legal use of recreational marijuana in Colorado, businesses can still fire any employee who tests positive for pot. NBC News Correspondent Harry Smith previews "Marijuana Country," which airs on CNBC tonight at 9PM.
NBC's Harry Smith discusses just who is making the most money in the pot industry, and Starbuds owner Brian Ruden, discusses the cash issue with banks. CNBC's special "Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom" airs Monday night at 9PM eastern time.
Curious consumers and smokers hoping to kick the cigarette habit are pushing the growth of vaping.
NBC's Harry Smith looks at the thriving marijuana black market in Colorado even after legalization there. The special airs Monday night at 9PM eastern time.
NBC's Harry Smith provides a preview of CNBC's documentary on the benefits and pitfalls from medicinal marijuana. The special airs Monday night at 9PM eastern time.
Vaporizers allow marijuana and nicotine users to consume discreetly with no odor, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.
CNBC's Jane Wells shares her top three predictions for the pot industry this year, including changing bank regulations and the beginning of voters' remorse where it's legal.
Watch an extended preview of CNBC's all-new documentary Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom.
Perhaps the most popular alternative to smoking pot is eating it. Marijuana edibles are tasty, legal and soaked in controversy.
Both Oklahoma and Nebraska want to snuff out marijuana in Colorado because it isn't a legal drug as far as the Feds are concerned, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.
Attorneys general in neighboring states filed a Supreme Court lawsuit attempting to overturn parts of Colorado's historic marijuana law.
Legalizing cannabis in Colorado hasn't stopped private deals. Black market buyers and sellers call transactions "donating" and "caregiving."
Peter Thiel is considering a multimillion dollar stake in a private equity firm that's investing in the cannabis space, a source said.
While political focus was on a Senate Intelligence Committee report, Congress snuck in two measures to its must-pass spending bill. NBC News reports.
A government shutdown is unlikely because Congress wants to forget the 113th session ever happened, Politico's Ben White says.
Hundreds of families from across the country have relocated or are considering moving to a state where medical marijuana is legal.
Trying to find the right marijuana strains for critically ill children comes with a significant financial strain for families who have to uproot their lives to be able to give their kids cannabis legally. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports.