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California Marijuana Tax Problem: Why Prices Could Increase 70% in 2018

California Marijuana Tax Problem: Why Prices Could Increase 70% in 2018

California Marijuana Tax Problem: Why Prices Could Increase 70% in 2018

Buying weed in California is about to get less risky and much more expensive. A patchwork of new policies, including special taxes, will roll out in the state before sales of recreational marijuana begin at the start of 2018.

Canada Proposes Federal Pot Excise Tax, Provinces React With Caution

Canada Proposes Federal Pot Excise Tax, Provinces React With Caution

Canada is proposing a federal excise tax on marijuana to help ease the path to legalizing the drug, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, drawing a cautious response from provinces that would oversee the process.

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Huge Buzz Kill for U.S. Pot Producers as Prices Plunge on Rising Supply

Prices are tumbling as formerly illicit cultivators emerge from the shadows to invest millions of dollars in massive pot factories. In Colorado, the average price sought by wholesalers has fallen 48 per cent to about US$1,300 a pound since legal sales to all adults started in January 2014, according to Cannabase, operator of the state’s largest market.. Supply is surging as growers expand and install the latest agricultural technology.

Arkansas Fee to Grow Medical Marijuana is $100,000 a Year

Arkansas Fee to Grow Medical Marijuana is $100,000 a Year

Arkansans hoping to grow medical marijuana will have to pay an annual $100,000 fee to operate a cultivation facility, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission decided Tuesday.

So many events. So little time. Where’s the value?

So many events. So little time. Where’s the value?

The cannabis industry is growing in every respect and events are no exception. From small regional meetings to full-scale 3-day expos across the United States, an industry enthusiast could spend 85% of the year going to events. But which ones are worth it?

Maryland's Health

Proposed Maryland MMJ Fees Are Too High

When discussing the cannabis industry, we usually like to discuss the large amounts of money that dispensaries make. Often overlooked, however, are the extremely high fees that many dispensaries pay the state to stay open, such as licensing and permit fees. It is actually very expensive to start a marijuana dispensary; and in Maryland, it stands to be even more expensive.

Revenue

Colorado Cannabis Tax Revenue Falls Short

Taxes are like flies: no one really wants them around, but they play a vital role in their respective ecosystem. As summer flies by, Colorado officials are counting coffers and noticing an extreme shortfall in projected revenue from taxes on recreational cannabis.

Bootleg Money

Nation’s Bootleg Bud Reacts to Legalization

It is the summer of 2014 and the legalization snowball continues to roll down the marijuana slope; it has been picking up speed for the past six months as Colorado and Washington have legalized the plant. Furthermore, since 1996, 23 states have changed their laws to allow medical marijuana.


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