Marijuana Farmers Lose Seattle Tax Exemption

WASHINGTON:  The Seattle City Council moved to close a tax loophole that benefits the pot growing business Monday, but it left the loophole alone for all other farmers. Councilmember Nick Licata said that Medical Marijuana Dispensaries are already paying a business tax, giving the city more than $100,000 a year. And he believes marijuana farmers Read the full article…

Puget Island May Embrace Marijuana Production, Though Begrudgingly So For Many

WASHINGTON: This community of corn fields and dairy cows could soon be growing a more controversial commodity. Aspiring marijuana farmers have filed two applications with the Washington Liquor Control Board to locate along State Route 409, the main drag across the island. The applications have thrust the rural area into a debate facing communities across the Read the full article…

Marijuana Farmers Unlikely To See Farm Tax Perks

COLORADO:   Marijuana farmers and agricultural tax breaks are the next wrinkle facing the states that have legal weed as lawmakers debate how to tax the product while it’s growing. Legislatures in both Colorado and Washington are taking a look at pot farmers this session.

“Marijuana Is a Vegetable” and Belongs in the Farmers’ Market: Pot VC

COLORADO: Became the second state to legalize recreational marijuana last November and if one Colorado resident has his way, the plant will soon be sold at the Boulder County Farmers’ Markets, one of the largest farmers’ markets in the state.