Its an increasingly tempting proposition for governors, who see the taxation of marijuana as a good way to raise money. Count Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee among the latest intrigued by the idea.
A young Girl Scout has things figured out very well, setting up shop to sell cookies outside a San Francisco medical marijuana dispensary - and in short order being bought out of her inventory. Know your customer base seems to be her strategy.
Sacramento’s Canna Care dispensary, an evangelical medical marijuana provider renowned for doling out buds with Bibles, is waging a public fight with the Internal Revenue Service over an $873,167 tax penalty sought under a tax code aimed at illegal drug traffickers.
/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington has spurred several other states to question their positions on the substance—a movement that has even prompted the city council in Washington, D.C., to take a step toward decriminalizing marijuana amid a widening U.S. push to loosen sanctions against users of the drug (1). But despite the seemingly growing acceptance of marijuana use throughout the U.S., Novus Medical Detox
, one of the only Florida-based detox centers
serving high-dosage drug abuse patients, says that the substance is not only addictive but its use could also lead to several adverse consequences, as indicated by its role in the increasing number of fatal car crashes.
Marking another milestone for the legal marijuana industry, the Obama administration on Friday said it has advised U.S. attorneys in states where the sale of marijuana is legal not to prosecute banks that allow pot stores to open accounts and accept credit-card payments.
With more than half of all federal prisoners serving time on drug charges, the Obama administration says its time to free more low-level drug offenders.