For years, cannabis use has been the worst kept secret in athletics. It’s widespread in just about every amateur and professional arena from universities to the Olympics to the major leagues.
Marijuana sales in Oregon were expected to bring between $2 million and $3 million in tax revenues this year, but the state’s take hit $10.5 million in the first quarter. Having exceeded the year’s expectations during the first three months of the year, Oregon’s tax revenues from pot sales are now forecast to reach $43 million in 2016.
On May 24, 2016, MassRoots (OTCQB: MSRT), a social media app for cannabis enthusiasts, announced that NASDAQ denied the company’s application for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market, which had been filed back in August 2015.
Parents of special needs children are pushing to legalize medical marijuana in South Carolina.
On May 5, 2016, the Ohio House Select Committee on Medical Marijuana voted to clear HB 523, a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state of Ohio.