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  • 'Ganja-preneurs' find funds on TV show     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells spoke to Wendy Robbins and Karen Paull of "The Marijuana Show," about some of the crazy ideas they heard for their new reality show which features pot entrepreneurs. Shark Tank investor Kevin O'Leary, weighs in.

  • Like Shark Tank... but with pot     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Wendy Robbins and Karen Paull of "The Marijuana Show," are in search of the next big business idea that will take the marijuana industry by storm.

  • Solving marijuana's banking problem Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    Entrepreneurs gathered in Las Vegas for the Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in November 2014.

    The biggest challenge many marijuana entrepreneurs face is banking, as normal ties with institutions are few. Here's how some banks and investors are changing that.

  • PE looks to cash in on cannabis     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers catches up with one of the only private equity firms gambling on the pot business.

  • Top down security for potpreneurs     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on efforts by Tactical Security to provide security for marijuana entrepreneurs, and the various operations of their business.

  • Seeking the Ben & Jerry's of the pot industry Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    Entrepreneurs gathered in Las Vegas for the Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in November 2014.

    Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, hopes the cannabis industry will remain independent. Searching for the next great pot start-up.

  • Ben (& Jerry's): My fav flav for the munchies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 11:38 AM ET
    Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry's Icecream

    Ben Cohen just answered a burning question for all those suffering from the munchies.

  • Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry's Icecream

    CNBC's Kate Rogers speaks to Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, about the budding marijuana business.

  • Marijuana edibles under fire     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Companies producing and selling edible cannabis products are having a tough time with frequent regulatory changes, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.

  • Pot start-up rolls out accessories     Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Watch potpreneur Josh Gordan pitch his budding marijuana start-up to a panel of experts in just 60 seconds. Will the panel be in? Or will his idea go up in smoke?

  • Theatre CEO grew pot on front door: Police Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Alen Wesler and his wife were arrested at their home after police officers found marijuana trees on the couple's doorstep: Report.

  • NYC pot possession may mean ticket, not arrest Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is now publicly embracing the notion that small-scale possession merits less severe treatment. The NYT reports.

  • Pot's possibilities for small business     Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    How the midterm election results in Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C., impact small marijuana businesses, with CNBC's Kate Rogers.

  • Pot muscles into mainstream as voters OK measures Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 1:55 PM ET
    Marijuana-based products are displayed at the "Oregon's Finest" medical marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon.

    More regions have joined Colorado and Washington state in allowing recreational marijuana use. Businesses in turn are hoping for revenue and jobs.

  • CNBC's Kate Rogers reports Oregon, Alaska and Washington D.C., are now joining Colorado and Washington in legalizing recreational pot use.

  • Money manager creates pot crock pot     Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    How to use the pot crock-pot machine, and insight to cooking with cannabis, with Garyn Angel, MagicalButter CEO. Angel explains how he got into the cannabis business after being a money manager.

  • Marijuana to wages: What's at stake this election Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    David Guard verifies a customer's identity before allowing him to purchase medical marijuana at Capital City Care in Washington, D.C.

    With the midterm elections Tuesday, businesses in select states have much at stake with ballot outcomes that could impact marijuana use, minimum wages and Medicaid.

  • DC (and these states) may go to pot next week Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:12 AM ET

    Voters in D.C. and in two states will decide on measures to legalize marijuana.

  • Colorado may ban edible pot     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the Health Department recommendation to ban state sales of mode edible forms of marijuana in Colorado.

  • Pot products to treat brain injuries and pets Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 9:32 AM ET

    At the Cannabis Expo, marijuana entrepreneurs are developing products for both people and pets using CBD, or cannabidiol, a compound found in cannabis.