For Rep. Barbara Lee, the fight for justice runs through the Congressional Cannabis Caucus. The Oakland Democrat was recently named co-chair of the bipartisan group, which was formed in 2017 to advocate for more “sensible” federal marijuana laws.
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.
Chance Viles Reporter Wednesday Jan 23, 2019 at 8:19 PM Jan 23, 2019 at 8:47 PM TEMPLETON — Town officials have sent a letter to different cannabis growers and retailers in the area looking for companies that might be interested in locating in Templeton.
CARSON CITY, Nev (KOLO) During its first year of business the cannabis industry here in Nevada generated nearly $70,000,000 in tax revenue. That’s about 140% of what the state anticipated. With such an outstanding performance financially, why would the governor propose this:
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.
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.
ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo’s marijuana proposal goes far beyond legalizing and taxing pot use by adults, additionally creating a social justice framework to benefit poor and minority communities that were affected by the decades-long war on drugs.
On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced the leadership team of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus for the 116th Congress. In addition to Mr. Blumenauer, the Caucus will be co-chaired by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rep.
Source: 116th Congress’ Cannabis Caucus
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.