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Cannabis retailers can’t bank like other businesses, so they are sending lobbyists to Capitol Hill

Cannabis startups are heading to Capitol Hill — sending lobbyists to fight for a bill that would provide the industry with something it lacks: banks.

Check out our exclusive list of the top lawyers working on the biggest deals in the booming marijuana industry that’s set to skyrocket to $194 b...

Check out Business Insider's exclusive list of the top lawyers working on the biggest deals in the booming marijuana industry.
Experts say there's potential that marijuana use during pregnancy could be harmful.

More women are using marijuana during pregnancy, but doctors say no amount of the drug is known to be safe for moms-to-be

Some research indicates more moms-to-be are smoking marijuana. Experts told INSIDER there's limited research, but using the drug while pregnant could be risky.
Marijuana use is becoming less stigmatized.

Vaping marijuana is technically safer than smoking it, but one caveat could make the habit dangerous for your health

An expert says vaping marijuana is technically better for a person's health than smoking it, but certain trendy vape pens could also be dangerous.
Teens who used marijuana had more gray matter, a mass of cells that affects how humans mature over time.

Teens’ brains could be altered after using marijuana just one time, study finds

A new study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that smoking a joint just once or twice can alter that teenage brain by increasing gray matter.
A roadside test for drug levels has yet be created.

Over half of Michigan’s medical marijuana users admit to driving while high. Here’s why that’s just as dangerous as drunk driving.

Data from University of Michigan found 51% of Michigan's medical marijuana users drive while high despite the drug's ability to impair coordination.

The maker of Corona beer is plunging after slashing guidance because of its marijuana acquisition

Constellation Brands, the company behind Corona beer, plunged 11.45% early Wednesday after giving weak guidance due to its cannabis acquisition.
Marijuana use is becoming less stigmatized.

States where medical marijuana is legal

Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states and Washington DC. Here's what you need to know about how medical marijuana laws vary across the US.

This map shows every US state where pot is legal

Marijuana is legal for adults over the age of 21 in 10 states; medical marijuana is legal in 33.
Marijuana's effects on the brain can slow down a person's reaction time, worsen their coordination, and throw off their balance.

The number of people testing positive for marijuana in workplace drug tests is exploding, particularly in public safety and national security roles

New data found more people are testing positive for marijuana in drug tests, with marijuana use increasing 4% in the workforce year over year.