Pot tax haul of $1.36 million now in limbo — how will Colorado county give it back?

Published: Dec 16, 2016, 10:54 am • Updated: Dec 19, 2016, 6:40 pm By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Adams County has collected more than $ 1.36 million through a 3 percent tax on recreational marijuana sales that the Colorado Court of Appeals found to be invalid. The voter-approved tax generated $…

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Pot Cafe – Your Million Dollar Green Rush Business

Why Pot Café’s are necessary in places where cannabis is legal With cannabis being legalized all over the place, we’re coming to a moment where the legitimate consuming of the substance also requires the necessary recognition it deserves. For the most part, there aren’t legal establishments sanctioned by the state…

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Arizona’s anti-pot PAC just got $1 million from U.S. tire shop giant to fight Prop. 205

Published: Oct 19, 2016, 6:34 pm • Updated: Oct 19, 2016, 6:59 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Discount Tire Co. has aligned itself with anti-legalization advocates in Arizona by contributing $ 1 million to the campaign opposing Proposition 205, which would allow for adult-use cannabis sales in the…

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This San Diego company is banking on the medical grow market with a $175 million planned IPO

Published: Oct 18, 2016, 11:54 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2016, 11:54 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Citing momentum in the medical marijuana industry, a San Diego-based real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring medical-use grow facilities has set its sights on the public market. Innovative Industrial…

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New Medical Cannabis System in Michigan to Garner up to $63 Million a Year in Taxes, Many Patients Unhappy

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Last month Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a package of bills explicitly legalizing the distribution of medical cannabis through a regulated system of dispensaries and cultivation centers, including establishing a 3% excise tax on dispensaries’ gross sales. According to a new report from Crain’s Detroit…

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This country’s police have destroyed 2.4 million marijuana plants since June

Published: Oct 10, 2016, 9:04 am • Updated: Oct 10, 2016, 9:04 am By The Associated Press TIRANA, Albania — Albanian police say they have seized and destroyed 2.4 million marijuana plants discovered in the country this year. Police Chief Haki Cako said Friday that the 219 hectares (540 acres)…

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‘There’s 3 million drug addicts, I’d be happy to slaughter them’: Philippines drug war has turned into genocide

Published: Oct 6, 2016, 10:38 am • Updated: Oct 7, 2016, 8:00 am By Maia Szalavitz, The Washington Post Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently admitted what has been plain since he took office and the killings started: He’s committing genocide. “Hitler massacred 3 million Jews,” he said. (The actual number…

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