Taxnexus Predicts a Cannabis Green Wave on November 6, 2018

Taxnexus Predicts a Cannabis Green Wave on November 6, 2018   States, counties and cities are piling onto the cannabis tax bandwagon. While pundits on TV talk about a pending Blue Wave on November 6th, Taxnexus sees a Green Wave of 43 new local cannabis tax measures in California and 4 state legalization measures on[…]

Vermont Medical Marijuana Commission Faces Decision on Cultivator Licensing Cap, Local Tax Option

With a December deadline looming for the Marijuana Advisory Commission’s recommendations on a legal cannabis marketplace, the subcommittee on taxation and regulation is facing decision time on questions of licensing and a local tax option. Source: Vermont Medical Marijuana Commission Faces Decision on Cultivator Licensing Cap, Local Tax Option

These six states will all be voting on marijuana initiatives in November

Six out of ten Americans are in favor of legalization , and this statistic is urging many state senators and representatives to push (sometimes forcefully) for the legalization of adult-use and medical marijuana. That is why voters can anticipate seeing a lot of marijuana initiatives on the ballot for the upcoming November 2018 elections. Source:[…]

California needs more time to vet and license marijuana businesses

The state is in the process of creating a second stop-gap licensing program for the cannabis industry to avoid a potential disruption in the supply chain for California’s newly legal marijuana market. Since the state’s recreational marijuana market kicked in, on Jan. 1, the state has issued only temporary business permits to cannabis companies, pending the[…]

Marijuana and the midterms

Elections can hold significant consequences when it comes to the future of marijuana policy. In 2016 voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada approved ballot initiatives legalizing adult marijuana use. While voters in Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota elected to either legalize or expand medical cannabis access. Source: Marijuana and the midterms