DONATIONS - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Marijuana industry is making political donations <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Marijuana industry is making political donations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTEN WYATT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T14:24:01.936-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 02:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states. The political activity includes swanky fundraisers at Four Seasons hotels and art auctions at law firms. And members of Congress who once politely returned the industry’s contribution checks are now keeping them. “We’re developing an i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584689842014-09-29T14:24:01.936-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T14:24:01.936-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:24:01 MDT