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Delay Makes It Unlikely San Francisco Will Sell Pot Jan. 1

Delay Makes It Unlikely San Francisco Will Sell Pot Jan. 1

Delay Makes It Unlikely San Francisco Will Sell Pot Jan. 1

San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed pot regulations, making it more unlikely that people in this weed-friendly city will be able to buy recreational pot when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California.

Nevada’s Pot Gamble Brings in Cannabis Tax Revenue Payout

Nevada’s Pot Gamble Brings in Cannabis Tax Revenue Payout

Nevada took a chance on recreational cannabis this summer, and it looks like the payout is huge. In its first month of adult-use sales, Nevada raked in nearly $3.68 million in cannabis tax revenue

Oregon Bill Aims to Redistribute Marijuana Tax Revenue

Oregon Bill Aims to Redistribute Marijuana Tax Revenue

In Oregon, a state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would funnel more marijuana tax revenue into mental health services. Introduced by Sen. Jeff Kruse, Senate Bill 845 would shift marijuana tax revenue away from the Common School Fund and into mental health and addiction treatment services.

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Colorado Officials Ask Prop. 205 Opponents to Stop Airing Ads That Feature ‘Inaccurate and Misleading’ Statements About Marijuana Tax Revenue and Teen Use in Colorado

PHOENIX, Oct. 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado state officials are asking opponents of Prop. 205 to stop airing ads that “convey inaccurate and misleading statements about Colorado’s experience with regulating and taxing marijuana for adult use.”

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Florida Debate Reveals Fault Lines on Amendment 2

A debate in Florida revealed the fault lines in public opinion as the state prepares to vote on Amendment 2, a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana. The Oct. 18, 2016, debate in Orlando pitted Amendment 2 supporter John Morgan against drug-addiction expert Dr. Jessica Spencer, according to WTSP.com.

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Anti-Bully Efforts in Colorado Schools Funded by Surplus in Pot Tax Revenues

A new bully prevention program in Colorado public schools will be funded by a surplus of marijuana tax revenues, according to a Sept. 27, 2016, article from 7News, the ABC affiliate in Denver. The surplus is $66 million, thanks to Proposition BB, a provision that allows the state to keep extra marijuana tax revenue.


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