If Legalization is So Great, Why Are So Many Cities and Towns Opting Out of Their State’s Marijuana Licensing?

It is pretty disturbing that several municipalities, cities, and towns are refusing to participate in their state’s adult-use legal cannabis marketplace or programs. Cannabis experts and enthusiasts are asking why and this article provides some perspective on the issue.  In the United States of America, 16 states, including Washington D.C,…

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New York Towns and Cities Considering Opting Out of Legal Cannabis Dispensaries

Cities and towns across New York are considering whether to allow retail cannabis dispensaries and consumption lounges legalized under state law to operate within their jurisdictions, with some officials urging them to act as a deadline approaches. In March, the New York state legislature and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved…

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Why Did Some Arizona Cities and Towns Ban Recreational Marijuana Dispensaries?

The world is gradually waking up to the truth about marijuana: it is a SUPER SUBSTANCE with immense health benefits and several regions of the world are legalizing it for use by their citizens. So why did Arizona cities ban recreational marijuana establishments? Let’s find out!  The background to the…

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That’s Just Wrong – Towns that Ban Cannabis Businesses Still Get Marijuana Tax Revenue from the State

Why does the idea of towns that ban marijuana companies and still get weed tax revenue seems so wrong? The old testament says an “eye for an eye” and “an honest wage for an honest day’s work”, or something along those lines.  So whyis it that when we hear that towns…

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Towns that Ban Dispensaries are Getting Cannabis Tax Revenue Checks

Towns that Ban Dispensaries are Getting Cannabis Tax Revenue Checks In what must be one of the most infuriating subjects to pro-cannabis legalization fans is the fact that towns that vote to ban dispensaries and cannabis businesses are getting checks in the mail from the state for cannabis tax revenue…

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What’s that smell? California flower town’s shift to pot creates stink

CARPINTERIA, Calif. — This picturesque coastal town cradled by mountains and sandy shores is a scene out of a Southern California postcard. Residents of Carpinteria say they feel lucky to live in what they consider a slice of paradise. But change is in the air. And sometimes, they say, it…

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Colorado towns back ballot questions on marijuana business

NATURITA — Voters in a western Colorado town have approved allowing a variety of marijuana businesses, including stores for medical and adult-use recreational products, manufacturing facilities and cultivation facilities. Naturita voters also approved a municipal sales tax on those businesses Tuesday. Less than 100 people voted on each question, and…

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Caution and confidence in smaller California towns as recreational marijuana goes legal

Published: Dec 29, 2017, 9:32 am • Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 9:32 am By Scott Wilson, The Washington Post NIPTON, Calif. – In the high desert of eastern California, where a two-lane road and the rail tracks cross, sits a cluster of buildings that date to the turn of the…

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NBA-er Karl-Anthony Towns: Time for league to allow medical marijuana

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 7:59 am • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 7:59 am By The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns believes the NBA should permit the use of medicinal marijuana. In an interview with ESPN published Wednesday, the 22-year-old Towns said he agrees with former NBA…

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