Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana
- States take steps to entice minority marijuana entrepreneurs (Associated Press: Politics, 1 June 2017)
Some states that have legalized marijuana are encouraging minorities to enter the growing cannabis industry after years of drug enforcement that had a disproportionate effect on black and Hispanic communities.
- Billion-dollar fund manager plans MMJ investment trust (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 31 May 2017)
First Trust Portfolios, an Illinois-based fund manager that oversees more than $100 billion, has filed paperwork to establish an investment vehicle containing medical marijuana stocks.
- A First-of-Its-Kind Recreational Marijuana Bill Was Just Introduced in New Jersey (The Motley Fool: Fool.com, 28 May 2017)
The real surprise is what this bill wouldn’t legalize, if approved.
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