Legalized Pot Fever Spurs New Gold Rush to Colorado

March 6 (Bloomberg) -- Brian Vicente, a Denver attorney, talks with Bloomberg's Jennifer Oldham about the possible impact of the legalization of adult recreational use of marijuana in Colorado on the state's economy. Colorado voters approved an initiative and Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order that allows adults 21 and over to possess an ounce of marijuana. (Source: Bloomberg)
New Russian Law Weighs Down on Foreign Internet Firms
00:53 - A new law in Russia now forces tech firms with Russian customers to operate local servers to handle Russian personal data. It’s the latest in a string of about 20 laws tightening government control of the Internet, all put into place since President Vladimir Putin’s re-election in 2012. While the new program is aimed at protecting the privacy of Russian citizens, some human rights activists fear the regulation will be misused, allowing officials to spy on citizens and suppress political activists. Bloomberg’s European Senior Web Editor Tim Coulter and City Financial Investment Director Peter Toogood discuss with Guy Johnson and Anna Edwards on “Countdown.”
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