In a nationally broadcast interview on Feb. 26, 2017, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said his state has sovereignty on matters of marijuana, despite the federal government’s anti-pot laws and the new attorney general’s stance as a weed opponent. Hickenlooper was a guest on NBC’s Meet the Press.
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Matthew Segal, editor in chief of ATTN:, recently sat down with comedian and talk-show host Bill Maher for an interview. Segal asked, “Are you bullish on the future of marijuana now?” Maher said, “I wasn’t even a year ago.” He said people have tried to get him to invest in marijuana companies or to put his name on products, but he recalled a friend who went to jail on marijuana-related charges in 2000.
Seth Rogen, star of stoner movies like “Pineapple Express” and “This Is The End,” thinks marijuana-oriented comedy will continue to work, even with more states legalizing weed. When asked if changes in marijuana laws have had an impact on pot comedies, Rogen said, “We haven’t found any real difference in the way people react to it on screen.”
In a new interview with Playboy Magazine, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt speaks frankly about his love for and experience with marijuana. Gordon-Levitt tells the highbrow nudie mag that he uses marijuana as a creativity booster.
The idea of funding a startup can seem daunting regardless of the field a company chooses to enter. Emerging entrepreneurs in the legal marijuana industry can improve their prospects by becoming well versed in their funding options before pursuing a particular path to capital.