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The Cannabis Manifesto

Sara Davidson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Books
Sara Davidson

In The Cannabis Manifesto, Steve DeAngelo has written what amounts to the Declaration of Independence for Cannabis. He's been a leader of the movement to reform marijuana laws for more than 40 years, and is said to know "more about cannabis than almost anyone else."

Pot for Pensions

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.07.2015 | Politics
Steve Siebold

Huge municipalities like Chicago and Phoenix are drowning in underfunded pensions. Can tax revenue from legalized marijuana save the day?

States Would Reap Billions In Taxes From Legal Weed, Survey Finds

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

Money may not grow on trees, but it apparently does grow on marijuana plants. If all 50 states legalized cannabis today, they'd be collectively raking...

Hunter Stuart

If You Support Legal Marijuana, Memorize These 13 Stats | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.19.2014 | Business

Regardless of your feelings about legalizing marijuana, it's hard to deny that legal weed would be a bonanza for cash-strapped states, just as tobacco...

Marijuana Taxes: Time Will Tell

Pat Oglesby | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics
Pat Oglesby

While marijuana revenue could be a promising new source of income for states, a wide range of expectations underscores how little we know so far about what mature markets will look like one day.

Rhode Island Governor Offers Amazingly Stoner-Sounding Idea For Pot Revenues

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

During a Monday appearance on HuffPost Live, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D) discussed one of the most stoner-sounding ideas for putting marijuan...

Not So Fast: Marijuana Payoff May Not Materialize

stateline | Elaine S. Povich | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

A Way Past the Marijuana Dilemma

Pat Oglesby | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Pat Oglesby

How many billions of tax -- federal and state -- could the marijuana market bear? The official estimate for the new Washington state law is $564 million per year, or about $82 per resident -- not per consumer.

AG Suthers Casts Doubt On Taxes For Legal Weed

Reuters | Posted 01.09.2013 | Denver

By Alex Dobuzinskis Nov 8 (Reuters) - Colorado's Republican attorney general said the state cannot collect taxes of up to 15 percent o...