Recreational marijuana is now legal in several U.S. states, and more than 20% of people over 21 years old in the country are allowed to smoke legally. CNN’s Cristina Alesci explains what you need to know about the future of the weed industry.
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Institutional Cannabis: The Convergence of Data and Analysis
Institutions need information in order to make decisions. A big part of the information they need to measure and predict outcomes is in the data, but real information is the convergence of that data with sound analysis.
Budding Recreational Pot Industry Sparks Innovation and Investment
Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado and Washington state, and though it’s still illegal under federal law, more states are considering the move, setting the stage for a potential gold rush that could conceivably rival the repeal of prohibition. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to entrepreneurs looking to cash in on the cannabis industry.