Denver risking tax dollars by “ineffectively” auditing marijuana businesses, city auditor alleges

Denver’s process for auditing marijuana businesses is inadequate and has potentially cost the city countless tax dollars allocated for public service programs, the city auditor alleged Thursday. In a scathing new report, Denver auditor and certified public accountant Timothy M. O’Brien evaluated the city’s methods, strategies and standards for auditing…

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Weed Websites Fight for Survival – Someone Smart is About to Make a Billion Dollars Online

Weed Websites Fight for Survival – Someone Smart is About to Make a Billion Dollars Online The online cannabis website space is moving at a fast and furious pace this week with rumors, facts, and tons of backdoor texting and calling now happening.  To summarize, the cannabis stock market crash…

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Feds now say they shouldn’t have spent tax dollars to prosecute Washington medical marijuana growers

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 4:09 pm • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 4:09 pm By The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — The convictions of some Washington residents for growing marijuana near the town of Kettle Falls may soon be erased. That’s after federal prosecutors acknowledged that they shouldn’t have spent money…

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Tens of Millions of Dollars Comes Pouring Into Cannabis Deals

America’s attitude toward marijuana is rapidly evolving as evidenced by the legalization and anti-prohibition efforts going on in a majority of US states. The attitudes of big investors are starting to change as well. With both California and Canada’s recreational programs coming online within the next year, many believe the…

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Michigan cannabis legalization advocates have raised half a million dollars to get on 2018 ballot

Published: Aug 21, 2017, 9:04 am • Updated: Aug 21, 2017, 9:22 am By David Eggert, The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Faced with an unreceptive Legislature, advocates for marijuana legalization, guaranteed paid sick leave and a host of other bills are banking that you will embrace them at the…

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Oregon pot tax collections – tens of millions of dollars – are sitting in limbo

Published: May 8, 2017, 1:18 pm • Updated: May 8, 2017, 1:18 pm By The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Tax money collected from Oregon’s legal marijuana sales has been a rare bright spot as lawmakers fight over how to fill a $ 1.6 billion budget deficit. KGW-TV reports that…

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Study: National medical marijuana laws would save lives — and a billion taxpayer dollars

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 10:56 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 1:10 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post A fascinating study in Health Affairs last year by a father-daughter pair of public policy researchers found that Medicare prescriptions for things like painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications dropped sharply in…

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