California's Proposition 64 contains the strongest marijuana tax structure voters have ever seen. Only California avoids the trap of tying tax collections directly to sure-to-fall prices, and the trap of collecting next to nothing from reportedly-medical users. But is it flexible enough?
If the initiative passes, this is a big deal, not only because Montana has a lot of public lands--one third of the state or 50,000 square miles--and a long trapping tradition, but it will punctuate the growing shift to keeping state public lands safer for everybody.
These licensed cannabis operations are taxed exactly like any other corporate enterprise in Canada. It seems there is consensus that the medical cannabis operators should be licensed and regulated similar to the liquor and wine industry.
Pisando uvas para hacer vino en California, USA. Uno de los aciertos más grandes del gobierno de Evo Morales, fue el de expulsar a la DEA de Boli...
"Coming out of the closet" is a figure of speech long associated with the gay community but the expression has been used to describe many situations in which admission of some societal anomaly is involved.
Donald Trump may be toast.
A friend of Life in the Boomer Lane brought up a very serious issue at their breakfast out, the other day.
What we really need to do is teach people that a drug, is any substance that can alter the mind and/or body, rather than simplistic labels as "good" or "bad". We need to indicate that both legal and illegal drugs have individual effects that should be objectively studied. Only then, can we start a dialogue how to safely and responsibly consume them without abuse.
But the level of corruption emanating from the political elite and the country's role in Europe's illegal drug trade--both occurring with the alleged complicity of senior government officials--should concern policymakers in Washington, D.C., and across Europe.
In the early 1900's when marijuana first came under heavy scrutiny by the governing bodies of the United States, it was rare to mention marijuana without mentioning minorities.
There is a major political debate currently happening in many parts of this country, but the astonishing thing is that most politicians -- especially those on the national stage -- seem to want to pretend the debate doesn't even exist.
TV ads in support of marijuana legalization hit the airwaves yesterday up and down the state of California. The campaign's ads in support of Propositi...
Trump backed his personal Titanic up again and again, and tried to just ram through the iceberg, over and over. He was even up early this morning, providing yet another day's legs for this story.
If you missed part 1 click here to catch up. It's amazing how rapidly the cannabis industry is moving, despite opposition from the federal government....
Although many believe that marijuana has essentially been legal in California because it was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996 - it's not legal yet.
Marijuana is a substance that has been used by half of Americans, is cheerfully enjoyed throughout pop culture, and in several states is a burgeoning legal commodity. But apparently, if you're black in North Carolina, marijuana possession is also just cause for a public slaying.