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$100 million pot windfall in Colorado - Cannabis News

Colorado's weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction.

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New Report Says Total Marijuana Demand Tops Ice Cream - Cannabis News

The marijuana industry is growing so fast that if the government legalized it nationally it would outsell ice cream.

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Tax money from marijuana sales helping students pay for college in Colorado - Cannabis News

DENVER - Marijuana is a $1.3 billion industry in Colorado, and the ensuing tax revenue is helping students pay for college.

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Flouting Congress, DC Council Member Re-Introduces Marijuana Regulation Bill – Cannabis News

At the first legislative meeting of a new, two-year D.C. Council session on Tuesday, At-large Councilmember David Grosso did exactly the same thing that he did two years ago: introduce a bill to tax and regulate marijuana.

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Flouting Congress, DC Council Member Re-Introduces Marijuana Regulation Bill – Cannabis News

At the first legislative meeting of a new, two-year D.C. Council session on Tuesday, At-large Councilmember David Grosso did exactly the same thing that he did two years ago: introduce a bill to tax and regulate marijuana.

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Op-Ed: This will be the next marijuana capital of the world – Cannabis News

This year marked a turning point for marijuana, both as a cultural movement and as an industry.

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Alaska: State receiving first tax payments from marijuana businesses – Cannabis News

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Tax dollars from Alaska’s new marijuana industry have finally begun flowing into state coffers, with the first cash payments from pot businesses being made in Anchorage this week.

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Alaska: State receiving first tax payments from marijuana businesses – Cannabis News

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Tax dollars from Alaska’s new marijuana industry have finally begun flowing into state coffers, with the first cash payments from pot businesses being made in Anchorage this week.

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Colorado governor debuts plan to battle homelessness with pot taxes – Cannabis News

'I'm doubling down': Gov. John Hickenlooper debuts 'aggressive' new efforts to fight homelessness with marijuana taxes.

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Colorado governor debuts plan to battle homelessness with pot taxes – Cannabis News

'I'm doubling down': Gov. John Hickenlooper debuts 'aggressive' new efforts to fight homelessness with marijuana taxes.

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Marijuana sales surge in Washington State – Cannabis News

TACOMA – Sales of marijuana products in Washington state have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter.

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Marijuana sales surge in Washington State – Cannabis News

TACOMA – Sales of marijuana products in Washington state have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter.

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Alaska: Marijuana fees generate funds for student travel in Sitka – Cannabis News

Student activities in Sitka are getting a boost from the marijuana industry.

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Alaska: Marijuana fees generate funds for student travel in Sitka – Cannabis News

Student activities in Sitka are getting a boost from the marijuana industry.

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Michigan could gain millions in tax revenue in legal marijuana market – Cannabis News

LANSING — A fully developed legal market for medical marijuana in Michigan could lead to millions of dollars in new state tax revenue.

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Michigan could gain millions in tax revenue in legal marijuana market – Cannabis News

LANSING — A fully developed legal market for medical marijuana in Michigan could lead to millions of dollars in new state tax revenue.

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Illinois marijuana sales top $20 million – Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Medical marijuana sales reached more than $3.8 million last month at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois.

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Illinois marijuana sales top $20 million – Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Medical marijuana sales reached more than $3.8 million last month at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois.

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Oregon collects $25.5 million in marijuana taxes since start of the year – Cannabis News

Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries have sold an estimated $102 million in recreational cannabis since January, when the state imposed a 25 percent sales tax on pot.

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N.H. gubernatorial candidate argues for marijuana legalization as a revenue generator – Cannabis News

Unlike many of the other candidates running for governor, Democrat Steve Marchand isn’t afraid of saying he wants to expand the state budget, rather than shrink it.

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