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Tomato Paste Capital Of The Country Expects $3.4 Million A Year From This New Cannabis Deal

Williams, Calif. Home to the world’s largest tomato paste factory. Wikipedia Williams, California is a small town of 5,400 people 50-miles north of Sacramento where denizens are employed by  the world’s largest tomato factory, ancillary services, and other agricultural jobs.

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Raimondo proposes marijuana legalization in RI

In a $9.9 billion state budget plan released last Thursday, Gov. Gina Raimondo proposed to legalize recreational adult-use marijuana. Taxes from medical and recreational marijuana constitute $6.5 million of the planned budget. Long opposed to legalizing marijuana, Raimondo has now changed her position. “I have some reluctance about it.

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2019 could be a big year for marijuana reform in Congress

2019 could be a big year for marijuana reform in Congress Published 1 min ago | By John Schroyer (This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the January issue of  Marijuana Business Magazine .) The U.S. Congress always has been slow to act, but that’s been especially true for marijuana reform, which has been a stigmatized issue for decades.

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California Marijuana Tax Money To Fall Well Below Forecasts

LOS ANGELES — Deep in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new budget is a figure that says a lot about California’s shaky legal marijuana market: The state is expecting a lot less cash from cannabis taxes. The Democrat’s proposed spending plan, released Jan. 10, 2019, projects the state will bank $355 million in marijuana excise taxes by the end of June 2019.

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