October 27, 2021

A year ahead of legal sales, Vt. cannabis regulators want industry to be small-scale, equitable

In about one year — by October 2022 — Vermont's retail cannabis market is scheduled to go into place, and the state's Cannabis Control Board has already made some key decisions that will shape Vermont’s legal marijuana marketplace.
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October 26, 2021

Cannabis shop founder pleads guilty to bribery, filing false tax return

Natural Healing Center founder Helios Dayspring has pleaded guilty to bribery and filing a false income tax return.
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October 25, 2021

Colorado Reassessing Marijuana Taxes in Anticipation of Federal Legalization

Colorado marijuana regulators are reassessing taxes on wholesale marijuana transactions as the likelihood of federal legalization increases.
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October 21, 2021

Denver pot taxes are high. Two ballot measures would increase them

Recreational marijuana users in Denver pay some of the highest taxes in the nation — and it's only going to get more expensive if voters approve two November ballot measures.
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October 20, 2021

Berkeley Police Department awarded grant from CA Highway Patrol’s cannabis tax fund

The Berkeley Police Department was awarded a grant in July from the Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program, operated by the California Highway Patrol, or CHP, to fund additional training, education and enforcement initiatives related to impaired driving.
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October 19, 2021

Clark County will give $2M annually in cannabis tax revenue to help homeless

Clark County commissioners approved a measure to give up to $2 million in cannabis industry sales tax revenue annually to help the homeless population.
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October 13, 2021

Nevada Sold More Than $1 Billion In Marijuana In One Year, Officials Report

Nevada retailers sold more than $1 billion in medical and recreational marijuana over a one-year period, state officials announced on Wednesday.
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September 10, 2021

Arizona Marijuana Tax Revenue Exceeds $20 Million In August, State Reports

Arizona collected more than $20 million in medical and adult-use marijuana tax revenue in August, data released by the state this week shows.
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September 9, 2021

CA lawmakers approve hemp regulatory bill that divided marijuana sector

A long-debated bill to establish new hemp rules in California – but which drew the ire of business owners in both the hemp and marijuana sectors – has gained final approval from state lawmakers.
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September 6, 2021

Bernie Sanders Touts ‘Progress’ On Legalizing Marijuana And Ending The Drug War

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says Congress is “making progress” toward ending the drug war and federally legalizing marijuana, and it helps that more states are enacting the reform in the meantime.
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