• Reefer money madness     Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells looks at the strong demand for legal weed in Colorado. Wells says the state of Colorado has 485,000 monthly users, but tax collection is way below estimates.

  • Fired, rehired and weighing options: WA pot smoker Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Washington man fired for buying legal marijuana has been offered his job back. But he's pondering his options.

  • Mike Boyer, the first to buy legal, recreational marijuana in Spokane, Washington, was fired from both of his jobs after appearing on the news for being first in line.

  • First for pot, first fired, now first rehired! Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:58 AM ET

    Mike Boyer, the tie-dye guy who waited almost 20 hours to be the first in WA to buy legal pot, has his job back. NBC News reports.

  • Size of Colorado pot demand? Try 130 metric tons Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:36 PM ET
    A patron smells a variety of marijuana at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, CO.

    Months into Colorado's legal marijuana experiment, the state is getting a handle on the market's size. It's pretty big.

  • First in line to buy pot, first to get fired too Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    The tie-dye donning guy from TV who waited almost 20 hours to buy legal pot in Washington was fired from his job for smoking weed.

  • Brooklyn just became more pot friendly Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 1:24 PM ET
    Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson

    Brooklyn's DA announced his office wouldn't prosecute possession of up to two ounces of weed, pending aggravating factors. NYT reports.

  • Blazing the pot industry trail     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Former Governor Gary Johnson, (R-N.M.), discusses the medical marijuana movement, and his high hopes for expanding the pot industry. Johnson also explains the medical benefits of oil-based cannabis.

  • Chart: Seattle gets legal pot, but pays the price Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    Recreational marijuana sales began in Washington state on Tuesday, but dedicated pot smokers may want to look elsewhere for the best deals.

  • Washington weed on sale     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    Bob Leeds, Sea of Green Farms, is a licensed marijuana grower in the state of Washington. Leeds discusses his upstart progression and says he has invested about $2 million in the process to date.

  • Legal pot in Washington     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Teresa Yuan, King TV, reports from one of the first legal marijuana shops in the state of Washington.

  • Legalizing pot: Time to put on that poker face Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    When it comes to legalizing marijuana, states should learn their lesson from the casinos, says Jake Novak.

  • Marijuana in the Evergreen State     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Washington State issued its first retail marijuana licenses. Randy Simmons, Washington State Liquor Control Board deputy director, discusses the marijuana marketplace and the state's licensing process.

  • Washington to open retail marijuana stores     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    On Tuesday pot smokers in the "Evergreen State" will be able to legally purchase marijuana, reports "Squawk Box's" Joe Kernen.

  • Washington poised to start legal pot sales Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 6:25 AM ET

    Lines were already forming in front of the lucky few stores in Washington state that got last-minute approval to sell.

  • Pot about to pop?     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports 23 states in the U.S. have some form of legal medical marijuana. CNBC's Morgan Brennan discusses how gambling and the legalization of pot may collide.

  • Pot plants slurp up California's water supply Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    Scientists say if no action is taken during California's extreme drought, there could be dire and irreversible consequences for wildlife.

  • Pot draining California water supplies     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports illegal pot production is disrupting California's water supply.

  • Washington State issues pot licenses     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Dan Danko, High Times Magazine senior cultivation editor, discusses the legalization of pot sales in the state of Washington. Danko also reveals who he thinks will be the next two states to approve marijuana.

  • Is pot sucking California dry?     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    Marijuana is facing a new hurdle in the state of California. CNBC's Jane Wells reports how illegal pot production is contributing to the state's drought problem.