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LA Convention Draws Businesses Cashing in Cannabis Industry

September 23, 2015 06:52 AM
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Legal marijuana sales in the United States approached three billion dollars last year, according to an investment group for the cannabis industry. Marijuana remains illegal under U.S. federal law, but the drug has been legalized for medical or recreational use in 23 states and the District of Columbia. As Mike O'Sullivan reports, this has attracted investors and sparked a boom for many businesses.