Microsoft Weed

Microsoft becomes the first big tech company to get into the legal weed industry

By Karen Turner from The Washington Post America’s burgeoning weed industry just seems to be climbing higher. Tech giant Microsoft announced Thursday it is partnering with a cannabis industry-focused software company called Kind Financial. The company provides “seed to sale” services for cannabis growers, allowing them to track inventory, navigate laws and handle transactions all […]

marijuana Decriminalization

Illinois Senate passes marijuana decriminalization bill but plans changes

By Jesse Hellmann Chicago Tribune The Illinois legislature joined the movement to marijuana decriminalization, with the possession of small amounts of pot, passing a measure Thursday that would bar arrest for the offense. Carrying small amounts of marijuana would result in a fine instead of an arrest under a measure approved Thursday by the Illinois […]