Western Massachusetts sheriff’s want the state to use marijuana tax revenues to help combat the state’s deadly opioid addiction crisis. The bill under consideration would impose a 17% tax on marijuana.
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The states of Oklahoma and Nebraska are once again attempting to shut down Colorado’s legal marijuana industry.
Smith v. Hickenlooper, the latest lawsuit seeking to overturn Colorado’s marijuana laws, was filed on March 5, 2015, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado on behalf of a group of sheriffs and prosecutors in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas.
Earlier this week, supporters for medical marijuana in Florida gathered at the state’s capitol to encourage lawmakers to pass meaningful marijuana reform.
At the start of the new legislative session, the Florida Sheriffs Association got the chance to put its money where its mouth is when Republican state Sen. Jeff Brandes introduced SB 528, a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Florida.