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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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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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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Oregon dispensaries sell close to $60 million in recreational pot over first five months this year – Cannabis News

Nearly $60 million worth of recreational marijuana was sold in Oregon during the first five months of taxed sales, according to estimated figures released Wednesday by the state.

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Marijuana May Be Legal, but Good Luck Filing the Paperwork – Marijuana News

Marijuana is legal to buy in several states, but no law says that selling it will be free from cumbersome expense and paperwork, especially when it comes to taxation.

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Colorado marijuana sales skyrocket to nearly $1 billion in 2015 – Marijuana News

$996,184,788 — that's the final tally for Colorado marijuana sales as December 2015 figures show a record-setting finish.

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Arizona marijuana legalization campaign nearing signature goal, supporters say – Marijuana News

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A marijuana legalization campaign is nearing its goal of gathering 150,000 valid signatures to get on the November ballot. The initiative would ask Arizona voters to legalize marijuana for recreational use and establish a network of licensed cannabis shops where sales of the drug would be taxed.

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Arizona marijuana legalization campaign nearing signature goal, supporters say – Marijuana News

Image: Nick Oza, The Republic

A marijuana legalization campaign is nearing its goal of gathering 150,000 valid signatures to get on the November ballot. The initiative would ask Arizona voters to legalize marijuana for recreational use and establish a network of licensed cannabis shops where sales of the drug would be taxed.

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Colorado allowed to spend marijuana tax money, as voters reject refunds – Marijuana News

Colorado voters approved a statewide ballot measure Tuesday that gives state lawmakers permission to spend $66.1 million in taxes collected from the sale of recreational marijuana. Image: Aaron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post
Colorado voters Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a statewide ballot measure that gives state lawmakers permission, once again, to spend $66.1 million in taxes collected from the sale of recreational marijuana.
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Washington Expects Pot Sales Tax Revenue Surge to $1 Billion

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Washington State expects marijuana sales taxes to bring in more than $1 billion over the next four years, according to a budget forecast published by the Office of Financial Management.
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Colorado's marijuana tax revenues nearly double 2014 figures

Day Without Marijuana Tax Draws Mixed Reactions in Colorado

Colorado Just Became The First State In History To Collect More Taxes From Marijuana Than Alcohol

Cannabis dispensary offers deep discounts during the historic marijuana tax holiday in Colorado

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Dispensary CEO Ryan Fox says the unprecedented, one-time tax event means wide-ranging deals that should put patrons at The Grass Station’s two locations in a celebratory mood.
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Feds Propose 50% Marijuana Tax - As A Tax Cut

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Should marijuana businesses pay tax on gross profits or net profits?
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Legal Marijuana Faces Another Federal Hurdle - Taxes

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DENVER — Money was pouring into Bruce Nassau’s five Colorado marijuana shops when his accountant called with the bad news 
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Pot for Pensions

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Imagine the police officer or firefighter who spent a lifetime serving and protecting for the betterment of society, and is expecting to receive a pension when he retires.
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In Colorado, Marijuana Taxes May Have to Be Passed Back

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DENVER — In the State Capitol, they are calling it Refund Madness
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