Legalize Marijuana

Colorado Christian University’s Centennial Institute scoured 2017 data to try to understand the economic and social costs of legal marijuana, said Jeff Hunt, CCU’s vice president of public policy and director of the Centennial Institute. “No matter where you stand in the marijuana legalization debate, having more information is critical to making the best decisions for the […]

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Dear Stoner: How long would it take marijuana to be legalized nationally on a state-by-state basis?Chug Rug Dear Chug: That’s impossible to predict (or at least difficult to tackle in a 400-word column behind the sex ads). You’d have to look at each state individually while also trying to predict any federal interference and cannabis […]

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This year was a pivotal one for marijuana. GettyGetty It began with then-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sending waves of uncertainty and fear over the cannabis industry and legalization supporters on January 4, when he formally rescinded Obama-era guidelines protecting state marijuana laws. But as 2018 went on, even more states ended up changing their laws to allow for legal recreational or medical cannabis use […]

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The Common Council voted in favor of a resolution to support state efforts to legalize medical marijuana on Wednesday.(Photo: Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY) APPLETON – The city will support state efforts to legalize medical marijuana.  The Common Council voted unanimously Wednesday to support a resolution from the Board of Health urging the state to take steps toward legalizing cannabis […]

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Ten US states, plus Washington, DC, have now legalized recreational marijuana, and initiatives are under consideration in several others. As more places move toward making cannabis a government-regulated industry, one big question has surfaced: Where will the tax revenue from legal weed go? One possible answer: toward transportation. A new report by NYU professor Mitchell […]

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Ten US states, plus Washington, DC, have now legalized recreational marijuana, and initiatives are under consideration in several others. As more places move toward making cannabis a government-regulated industry, one big question has surfaced: Where will the tax revenue from legal weed go? One possible answer: toward transportation. A new report by NYU professor Mitchell […]

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CLOSE New Jersey’s outlook for 2019 is strong. What sectors are growing fastest? Wochit Michele Siekerka, president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association, reveals her group’s outlook for 2019.(Photo: Michael L. Diamond) New Jersey businesses are worried about an increase in the minimum wage, the prospects for legal recreational […]

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