To Tax Or Not To Tax: Marijuana Election One Month Away

COLORADO: Buy a pack of cigarettes, gamble in Black Hawk or have a pint in a bar and you’ll be paying a sin tax.

Colorado voters in November will decide whether marijuana should be taxed similarly once it hits legal retail stores in January. [Read more…]

How to regulate pot when it's legal

CALIFORNIA: It’s becoming a cliché: The tide is turning in the debate over cannabis. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, publicly reversed his position and now supports medical cannabis. [Read more…]

5 Percent Recreational Marijuana Tax Approved By Denver City Council

COLORADO: Denver City Council approved a municipal tax rate of 5 percent on recreational marijuana sales in Mile High City on Monday afternoon — if approved by voters, the city tax would likely be in addition to the 25 percent combined state tax rate, which also must be approved by voters this November. [Read more…]