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Elon Musk, billionaire and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc., arrives for a news conference in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Tesla Motors Inc. chief executive officer Elon Musk said revelations that Volkswagen AG cheated on diesel emission tests is "obviously bad," but that the issue the world should really be concerned about is carbon dioxide emissions. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Elon Musk Hates On Cannabis Use

In an interview with the New York Times, Tesla CEO Elon Musk denied being stoned when he tweeted that he had secured funding to take the company private, a move that resulted in the SEC subpoenaing the eccentric billionaire and his board of directors. In the tweet from earlier this month, […]

First Year Of Nevada Marijuana Sales Smokes Expectations
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First Year Of Nevada Marijuana Sales Smokes Expectations

Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state’s first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations, with sales and tax collections already surpassing year-end projections by 25 percent. This may not come as a surprise to some, considering Nevada made $30 million in taxes, during the […]

Ontario Government Will Turn To Private Retailers To Sell Cannabis
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Ontario Government Will Turn To Private Retailers To Sell Cannabis

The Ontario government is turning to private retailers to sell marijuana in stores come October, shifting policy dramatically less than three months before Canada legalizes recreational use. Provincial Finance Minister Vic Fedeli and Attorney-General Caroline Mulroney are expected to make an announcement as early as next week outlining in broad […]

A New Study Suggests Legalization Makes Police More Effective, Since They Aren’t Focused On Cannabis Crimes
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A New Study Suggests Legalization Makes Police More Effective, Since They Aren’t Focused On Cannabis Crimes

Marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington state has “produced some demonstrable and persistent benefit” to police departments’ ability to solve other types of crime, according to researchers at Washington State University. “Our models show no negative effects of legalization and, instead, indicate that crime clearance rates for at least some […]