Is Amazon the spark that reignites cannabis stocks?

By Julia Horowitz

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London (CNN Business)After struggling in recent months, companies that focus on the booming marijuana sector could be primed for a takeoff.What’s happening: Everyday investors are increasingly excited about legislation in Washington that could dramatically change US marijuana policy. And on Tuesday,Amazon (AMZNannounced its support for the federal legalization of marijuana — indicating a growing willingness in Corporate America to throw its weight behind the issue.

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