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280E Tax Reform Effort Still Alive, Senator Says

A Colorado Republican behind the measure said he’s still promoting it as the House and Senate hammer out differences between their tax bills.

Guess Which Industry Didn’t Get a Break in the Tax Bill

The final GOP tax bill—which is forecast to cost $1.4 trillion over the next decade—proceeded without so much as a vote on two cannabis amendments.

Proposed Tax Amendments Would Benefit Cannabis Industry

Cannabis industry leaders say it’s imperative that supporters contact their US senators to push for a pair of cannabis-friendly amendments to the Republican tax bill.

Don’t Blame Wildfires for Rising California Cannabis Prices

The North Bay wildfires devastated California cannabis country—but other factors are far more responsible for recent swings in price.

Canada Wants to Tax Medical Cannabis. Get Ready for a Fight

“Patients are struggling to afford their medicine and this tax would just compound the problem,” says Jonathan Zaid, executive director of Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana.

California Proposes Armored Cars to Transport Cannabis Tax Money

The armored car tax collection solution came about amid fears that operators carrying large bags of cash could be targets for theft.

Calaveras County Pivots, Will Consider Large-Acreage Grow Model

Rather than an all-out ban, some in the California county are now pushing for regulations that could decimate the area's cannabis cultivators.

Sticker Shock Coming With California’s New Cannabis Market

California's cannabis market is coming with new costs that could influence where it's grown, how infused edibles are produced, and the price of just about everything.

What Can Canada Learn from US Legalization?

From underage access to enforcement costs, Canada’s swimming in concerns around legalized cannabis. Drawing on data from the US, Leafly addresses each of Canada’s primary fears.

Maine Lawmakers Propose 20% Sales Tax on Adult-Use Cannabis

Maine lawmakers want to double the recreational marijuana sales tax to 20 percent. The Legislature's marijuana legalization committee will consider the issue Sept. 26.

Colorado Cannabis Sales Funnel $9.2M Into School Health Programs

Colorado schools will receive $9.2 million in funds to pay for school health programs, including those designed to prevent underage cannabis use.

Inside a Nerve-Rattling Trip to Pay Cannabis Taxes in Los Angeles

California expects to collect $1 billion a year in new cannabis tax revenue. But governments will likely miss out on money without an easy, secure way to pay.

Puerto Rico Betting on Medical Marijuana to Help Ease Crisis

The island's treasury secretary says the medical cannabis industry could generate up to $100 million a year and help ease an unemployment rate of around 12%.

A Brief Guide to Massachusetts’ New Cannabis Law

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a sweeping cannabis bill into law, marking a milestone in a battle that began when voters approved adult-use legalization in November.

Maine Panel Mulls Doubling 10% Tax on Cannabis

As the legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Maine nears, a legislative panel has spent months pondering the best way to tax cannabis.

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