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Taxes and Cannabis Sales   Every tax season you should get down on your knees and thank the god of cannabis for making state coffers so needy for money. Don’t fool yourself, tax revenues are what cannabis legalization is all about. That is precisely why you should pay very close attention to all the many rules regarding taxation for pot growers, weed distributors, and cannabis dispensaries.   If you are in California you should keep 
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COULD PASADENA’S CANNABIS APPLICATION PROCESS SIGNAL A NEW, COMMON SENSE APPROACH TO REGULATION? By Steve Crane On June 5, 2018, Pasadena voters approved Ballot Measures to allow a limited number of cannabis retailers, cultivators, and testing labs to operate within specific zoning areas in the City. In response to the voter mandate, City staff developed the application procedure, permittee selection process, and general administrative procedures for the issuance of commercial cannabis permits and the collection 
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PALS WINS FIRST DISPENSARY LICENSE IN BISHOP, CA When Jake and Alina Wagoner opened PALS Collective in Bishop, CA back in 2014, the environment surrounding medical marijuana was not quite as open and supporting as it is today. The idea that marijuana could be used as a medicine did not resonate with many of the locals in this small Eastern Sierra town. There was a small, but vocal resistance to their business, but they persevered 
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It was a solid week in the fight to legalize marijuana in the United States. Some of the most exciting news comes from Pennsylvania, where the state has officially become the twenty-fourth state in the nation to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program. Other highlights include momentum in the Illinois General Assembly to decriminalize marijuana possession, as well as news that Vermont may be back on track to legalize marijuana in 2016. Read all about 
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HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers in Connecticut approved a bill Wednesday aimed legalizing industrial hemp cultivation in the state. The Senate voted 36-0 to approve the measure, House Bill 5780, which previously passed the House by a vote of 142-2. Once enacted, the bill will allow Connecticut to begin industrial hemp pilot and research programs through the Department of Agriculture and the state’s higher education institutions, in accordance with new federal regulations introduced last year. The bill defines 
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A cannabis activist lit up a joint during a live debate about legalisation aired on South Africa’s state broadcaster, in front of the deputy chairman of the country’s Central Drug Authority. Andre Du Plessis reacted with outrage after the agency’s David Bayever blamed a delay in submitting a report on the legalisation issue on the country’s recent xenophobic attacks. Mr Du Plessis, who was participating in Monday’s SABC interview from a mobile studio in the 
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DENVER — Money was pouring into Bruce Nassau’s five Colorado Legalized marijuana shops when his accountant called with the bad news: The 2014 tax season was approaching, and Mr. Nassau could not rely on the galaxy of deductions that other businesses use to reduce their tax bills. He was going to owe the Internal Revenue Service a small fortune. “I had to write a check for $275,000,” Mr. Nassau said. “Unbelievable.” The country’s rapidly growing 
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A new report finds black people remain more likely to face pot charges in Colorado, where cops are performing thousands of fewer arrests in keeping with the Colorado pot  pioneering legalization law. Legalization advocates generally note unequal enforcement outcomes alongside arguments that regulation can reduce criminality and reap tax windfalls. Colorado and Washington voters took the leap in 2012, followed by Alaska, Oregon and District of Columbia voters in November. Colorado’s legalization law allows most adults 
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