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Why is California’s tax revenue from legal marijuana not meeting expectations? Tax revenue from California’s legal marijuana market fell far short of estimates in the second quarter, state officials have announced. The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration released figures for the period April through June 2018 on Wednesday. California’s excise tax on cannabis generated nearly $43.5 million in […]
Job seekers from in and around Calgary lined up to hand in their resumes Tuesday for an opportunity to work in the cannabis industry, as new retail company 420 Premium Market held a job fair at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park. Jeff Mooij, president of 420 Premium Market, says his company is looking for approximately […]
Wisconsin is cracking down on synthetic cannabis. The Attorney General for Wisconsin, Brad Schimel, has ordered local retailers – particularly gas stations and convenience stores – to stop selling synthetic marijuana, according to KFIZ radio. The announcement comes after the state’s Department of Health Services verified Wisconsin’s first synthetic cannabis-related death last week. “We cannot […]
There are only 31 certified laboratories for legal pot in the state, which are now tasked with testing every product available for sale at over 400 retailers. On July 1st, California entered a new phase in its transition from a largely unregulated cannabis retail market to a tightly-controlled system more in line with other states that have […]
In a now-annual poll aiming to keep tabs on the country’s opinions on cannabis, results show that support is picking up speed. The data, procured by Curia Market Research and commissioned by the New Zealand Drug Foundation, is increasingly important, as the government of New Zealand prepares to put forth a referendum on personal cannabis […]
Full marijuana legalization is on the horizon in New York. On Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced that his office has established a working group to draft legislation for adult-use cannabis legalization. The development comes about a month after the state Health Department released a report determining that the pros of legalization outweigh the […]
Massachusetts is emerging as the nation’s pot capital, according to statistics compiled in a state legislative report released to the public last month. The report, part of a comprehensive assessment of the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana in the Bay State, found that 21 percent of all Massachusetts residents admitted to smoking pot in […]