Giambra Says Marijuana Tax Revenues Could Deliver $500 Million A Year

"This is a plan to rebuild New York without continuing to raise taxes," said Giambra.  "There's another billion dollars in taxes and fees already projected in the Albany pipeline this year to deal with a deficit estimated of at least $4.4 billion.  I think the citizens have had enough.  Let's take marijuana off the black market, like other states have, and begin to phase in that new revenue stream and put that money to work for the people of New York."

New Revenue Stream Could Help Rebuild State, Says Gubernatorial Candidate NEW YORK:  “Conservative projections of an estimated $500 million a year in initial marijuana tax revenues for New York State could leverage enormous economic impact across the board and help rebuild our state,” says former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra, an independent candidate for governor Read the full article…

How Healthcare Professionals Are Getting Involved In The Legal Cannabis Industry

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Medical professionals and their approaches to the growing MMJ industry By Zack M As the medical marijuana industry continues to grow, so too does the opportunity for innovation. Healthcare professionals in particular are taking part in this boom and have been approaching the legal cannabis industry in a multitude of ways. Education and Training Although Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Feeds Familiar Hopes Of Renewal Around New York State

Some communities are coming to view medical marijuana as a potential economic boon.

NEW YORK:  Don Crawford comes from a long line of Orange County farmers. Though he no longer tends dairy cows, he still cuts hay for the thriving equestrian industry, and cringes at the creep of the suburbs. So when a stranger came to town and announced plans to grow marijuana on the fallow land next Read the full article…