marijuana industry

Feds OK Pot Background Checks By State After a year of requests, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is giving Washington state access to an FBI database so it can conduct nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal marijuana businesses.
Marijuana Industry Relieved As Feds Allow Banking The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services. But Colorado's pot pioneers said more needs to be done to bring the industry full legitimacy.
State Faces Prospect Of Too Many Pot Growers Washington state could be facing a curious economic problem: too many pot growers.