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2014-02-20 23:25:06

History made as legal, adult-use cannabis businesses pay first month’s sales taxes into state coffers. Governor’s budget projects $99M in adult-use sales taxes to be collected in 2014. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 History will be made again today in Colorado as the state collects the first-ever tax revenues from the legal sale of adult-use marijuana. Today is the deadline for Colorado’s adult-use cannabis businesses to file sales taxes for January 2014, the first month of...

2014-02-11 23:00:05

The high attendance rate of the recent Cannabis business training classes in Las Vegas, Nevada, taught by CCI, has prompted new requests for additional classes and has demonstrated the growing demand for continued focus and training on the business side of the Cannabis Industry. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 While everyone speaks about the Cannabis or Medical Marijuana Industry, only a select few individuals have the actual experience and expertise to teach Business Classes...

2014-02-10 20:21:10

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dear Mr. President: I am writing to you as President of the California Narcotic Officers' Association (CNOA). CNOA is a non-profit training association whose 8000 members are responsible for enforcement of California's controlled substance laws. It's dangerous work, as evidenced by the fact that 90 of the names on the California Peace Officers' Memorial Wall were members of CNOA. Included among those 90 men and women are two of our...

2014-02-05 12:28:48

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- States that decriminalized marijuana saw dramatic increases in children requiring medical intervention, although the overall number of unintentional marijuana exposures among children remained low. The Annals of Emergency Medicine study of call volume to U.S. poison centers from January 2005 through December 2011 will be published online today ("Association of Unintentional Pediatric Exposures with Decriminalization of Marijuana in...

Marijuana Use In Washington State Nearly Twice As 'High' As Estimated
2013-12-18 07:28:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Marijuana users in Washington state are consuming twice the amount of cannabis as previously estimated, according to new research conducted by the Rand Corporation. Recreational use of the drug for adults at least 21 years of age was legalized in November 2012, and the Washington Office of Financial Management had estimated that statewide marijuana consumption would peak at 85 metric tons in 2013. However, the new study suggests...

2013-05-03 23:19:45

With violent crime 173% higher than the national average, a Lansing Michigan coalition announces a petition drive to reform The Capitol City´s marijuana law. The petition would eliminate adult penalties for up to one ounce of marijuana and is based on the idea of community-oriented policing, with officers of the peace protecting and serving the People of Lansing Michigan. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 The Coalition for a Safer Lansing announces the initiation of a petition drive to...

2013-04-23 23:00:46

House Bill 1317 proposes recreational marijuana regulations by Colorado lawmakers. On April 18th, this Bill moved one step closer to being established and providing residents and visitors of Colorado with the laws on how personal pot use and sale of pot would be legally sanctioned. (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Potstores.com has learned that Colorado lawmakers have introduced a bill in April outlining a proposal concerning recreational marijuana regulations intended to move the state closer to...


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