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Stories Tagged "legalization of marijuana"

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Medical pot growers fear hemp will ruin their crop

posted on February 20, 2015 at 1:05 PM

Southern Oregon farmers growing marijuana for medicine don't want fields of pot's prosaic cousin, industrial hemp, growing nearby. Full Story

Colorado Vows to Defend Pot Law Against States' Challenge

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into... Full Story

Legal Marijuana Profits High in the Rocky Mountain State

posted on January 17, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Legal Marijuana Profits High in the Rocky Mountain State
States considering legalizing the recreational use of marijuana are keeping an eye on the Rocky Mountain state of Colorado. Full Story

Colorado's Fledgling Pot Shops Face New Normal

posted on January 3, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Retail marijuana is being heavily taxed, with a 10 percent tax per sale and a 15 percent excise tax based on the average market rate of the drug. Colorado has projected $67 million in annual marijuana tax revenue. Full Story

Conn. University To Test Pot For Contaminants

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:03 PM

"If there's no certification ... it's like saying we don't check our meat for mad cow disease." Full Story

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