April 13, 2021

Illinois Gets More Tax Revenue From Marijuana Than Alcohol, State Says

From January to March, Illinois generated about $86,537,000 in adult-use marijuana tax revenue, compared to $72,281,000 from liquor sales.
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April 13, 2021

Colorado Marijuana Sales Reached $167 Million In February

Total marijuana sales in Colorado reached $167 million in February, the state’s revenue department announced on Friday.
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April 12, 2021

Governor signs cannabis legalization into law

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday signed two bills that, together, legalize the use and possession of cannabis and expunge previous cannabis related criminal records.
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April 12, 2021

Here’s what’s next for Mendocino County’s proposed phase three cannabis regulations

The County of Mendocino’s cannabis cultivation permit program is currently closed to new applications, and just what the process and regulations will look like for new applicants has been the source of much debate over the past several months.
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April 8, 2021

Under Deadline, Montana House Passes Three Recreational Marijuana Bills to Senate

The Montana House has passed largely along party lines three different proposals to regulate and tax recreational marijuana. Lawmakers faced a looming procedural deadline Thursday and are now handing the policy debate over to the Senate.
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April 8, 2021

Cannabis Regulatory Commission to meet for first time on April 12

The Cannabis Regulatory Commission will hold its first meeting April 12, marking the official launch of a powerful state agency that will be tasked with rulemaking and licensing for New Jersey’s adult use industry.
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April 7, 2021

Bill Would Increase Taxes on Tobacco, Smoking Products

Senate File 363, which passed unanimously in February, regulates and adds a hefty licensing fee and sales tax on retailers that sell glassware and metal designed for inhaling tobacco and other substances. The bill forces the retailer to have an annual permit that costs $1,500 on top of a 40% tax purchase on the price of the pipe. An additional annual permit would be required to mail products, also $1,500.
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April 7, 2021

Cancer Society Urges Governor to Veto E-Cigarette Measure

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April 7, 2021

Washington State Lawmakers Consider 1,000% Tax Increase on Tobacco Businessess

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April 7, 2021

Cannabis Advocates, Regulators in Talks on Federal Rules

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, a unit of the Treasury Department, has been meeting with groups including the Drug Policy Alliance and the National Cannabis Roundtable to talk about cannabis regulations.
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