Vermont Senate Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults; Gov. Phil Scott Has Pledged to Sign

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MONTPELIER, VT — A bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont received final approval on Wednesday from the Vermont Senate and will soon make its way to the desk of Gov. Phil Scott, who vetoed a similar bill in 2017. In December, Gov. Scott indicated that he intends to sign H. 511 into law. House Bill […]

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California Begins Legal Retail Marijuana Sales to Adults

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California Begins Legal Retail Marijuana Sales to Adults | NORML

SACRAMENTO, CA — Select retailers began engaging in adult use marijuana sales on January 1. California joins Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington in permitting cannabis sales to those over the age of 21. Two additional states – Maine and Massachusetts – permit adults to legally possess and grow cannabis, but have yet to enact regulations permitting […]

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Happy New Year! Legal Adult Marijuana Sales Start in California

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Happy New Year! Legal Adult Marijuana Sales Start in California | Phillip Smith

The world’s largest legal marijuana economy gets underway on January 1, as California’s voter-approved law legalizing recreational marijuana commerce goes into effect. It’s been legal to possess and grow small amounts of weed since shortly after votes passed Prop 64 in November 2016, but as of New Year’s Day, we see the unleashing of what […]

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New Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for Legal Marijuana Use in New York State

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New Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for Legal Marijuana Use in New York State | Drug Policy Alliance

NEW YORK — A new poll shows that 62% of New York voters support making marijuana use legal for adults 21 and older, with only 28% opposed. The poll, conducted by Emerson College and commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project Foundation and the Drug Policy Alliance, was conducted from Nov. 16-18 and surveyed 600 registered voters from […]

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Legal Marijuana Industry Responsible for 150,000 Full Time Jobs

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Legal Marijuana Industry Responsible for 150,000 Full Time Jobs | NORML

SEATTLE, WA — The legal cannabis industry is responsible for the creation of an estimated 150,000 full-time jobs, according to state-by-state data compiled by the online content provider Leafly.com. Their analysis identified 149,304 full-time jobs supported by the legal marijuana industry. Not all of the jobs included in the tally involved direct contact with the plant, as ancillary […]

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Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States

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Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States | NORML

SAN DIEGO, CA — There is little evidence to substantiate claims that large quantities of cannabis produced legally in adult use states are being diverted to neighboring jurisdictions where the plant remains illegal, according to an analysis published online ahead of print in the Boston College Law Review. A professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in […]

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Colorado’s Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana Is Over Half-Billion Dollars

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Colorado’s Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana Is Over Half-Billion Dollars | NORML

Revenues from Colorado’s legal cannabis industry have surpassed over a half-billion dollars since retail sales began on January 1, 2014. According to an analysis by VS Strategies, cannabis-related taxes and fees have yielded $ 506,143,635 in new state revenue over the past three and one-half years. Local tax revenue was excluded from the analysis. Much of […]

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Oregon’s Legal Marijuana Economy is Generating Millions, Report Says

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Oregon’s Legal Marijuana Economy is Generating Millions, Report Says | NORML

SALEM, OR — Oregon’s state licensed cannabis industry has created over 12,500 new jobs and is generating over $ 300 million in annual wages, according to a preliminary economic report provided to the legislature’s House Committee on Economic Development and Trade. The report, authored by Whitney Economics, identified over 900 cannabis-related businesses (as of February 21, 2007), with another 1,225 businesses […]

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Legal Marijuana Sales in Nevada: 8 Things You Need to Know

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Legal Marijuana Sales in Nevada: 8 Things You Need to Know | Phillip Smith

As of 12:01 a.m Saturday, legal adult marijuana sales begin in Nevada. And they will commence immediately, with dispensaries on the Las Vegas Strip announcing plans to be open to usher in Sin City’s newest attraction. But don’t go lighting up on the Strip! Smoking in public is not allowed. Nevada now joins Alaska, Colorado, […]

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Dispensaries and the New Legal Niches of Marijuana in California

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Dispensaries and the New Legal Niches of Marijuana in California | William Smith

It is no secret that the legal framework concerning Cannabis in the Unites States of America is rapidly changing the last years. The cannabis industry is now the fastest growing industry in the United States.  California seems to be the leader in Cannabis sales compared to the other States. There is far more legal marijuana […]

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