Thousands of cannabis companies in California are now weighing whether they should register with local governments, pay local taxes and be regulated like all other businesses, or continue to operate in the gray market.
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Yesterday, Americans handed over the keys to the White House to a thin-skinned demagogue, but in eight states, at least, they also voted to legalize a way to cope with the cataclysm they wrought.
Does anyone recall the taper tantrum from a couple of years ago? In the midst of the massive Fed money printing, there was a brief period where the markets really struggled from fear of the Fed ending quantitative easing.
Despite substantial scientific evidence that marijuana is not as harmful as alcohol, many law enforcement officials continue to pretend otherwise. Add to that list Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee for attorney general.
So two reporters walk into a marijuana convention, and the first one says … well, never mind. My collaboration with Mosi Secret on last Sunday’s Metropolitan cover story about the coming legal cannabis business in New York began when we … .
Equities were generally quite tame today as we finished the day pretty much where it began. It wouldn’t be surprising to see the markets digest some of the recent snapback, especially without some positive catalysts.
Stoner. What does that word mean to you? To some it brings the image of cannabis culture and lifestyle, but to others it is the image of a long haired, marijuana smoking, fast food eating burnout.
The decision by California voters in 1996 to legalize medical marijuana produced a wave of similar initiatives around the country. Less than two decades later, over half the states allow at least limited medical use.
Step into a Colorado pot dispensary at random, and you’ll long for the luxuries of the D.M.V.
BERKELEY, Calif. — Since the birth of the Free Speech Movement half a century ago, this city has prided itself on its liberal values and policies, be they generous benefits for the needy or a look-the-other-way attitude toward marijuana use.
Since New York passed the Compassionate Care Act, there’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the state and its upcoming medical cannabis program and the benefits of medicinal marijuana.
When The New York Times published an editorial endorsing the legalization of marijuana, it was like the shot heard around the world. The article, and the subsequent series of editorials that followed, shook up the cannabis debate across the country.
Leafly, a company perhaps most readily explained as “Yelp for weed,” will run a full-page ad in tomorrow’s New York Times.
The editorial board of the New York Times has issued a dramatic call for the federal government to repeal its ban on marijuana, saying officials should leave the question of legalization up to state governments.
With fanfare, and a press release, The New York Times shook up the marijuana legalization debate. It seems Maureen Dowd’s pot cookie horror story failed to scare-off her colleagues because on July 26, 2014, The New York Times released part one of an editorial series that empathically supports the legalization of marijuana.
It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished.