Recreational Marijuana

The fate of recreational marijuana in Huntington Beach will be a focus for the Planning Commission on Tuesday as it considers a zoning amendment that would prohibit the sale or distribution of non-medical marijuana by businesses in the city. It also would regulate the cultivation of non-medical marijuana. City staff is recommending commission approval of […]

The Latin American country Uruguay has become the first country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana nationally under a government sanctioned program. Uruguay is located in the southeastern corner of South America—sharing borders with Argentina, Brazil, and the Pacific Ocean. It is not without irony that a Latin American country is the first to […]

The Latin American country Uruguay has become the first country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana nationally under a government sanctioned program. Uruguay is located in the southeastern corner of South America—sharing borders with Argentina, Brazil, and the Pacific Ocean. It is not without irony that a Latin American country is the first to […]

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DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado’s marijuana industry is touting a major milestone. The state has now received more than $500 million since recreational marijuana sales stared in 2014, according to Denver-based VS Strategies. (credit: CBS) Their data says the money is made up of both taxes and licensing fees. Most of the money has gone toward […]

Colorado has harvested half a billion dollars in taxes and fees since it legalized recreational weed. VS Strategies, a pro-legalization research company in Denver, says the state has pulled in $506 million since retail sales began in January 2014. That includes taxes and fees from medical marijuana, which was legalized years earlier, but the vast […]

BOSTON — Massachusetts lawmakers have signed off on a compromise bill that makes changes in the voter-approved recreational marijuana law. The House voted 136-11 on Wednesday to accept the recommendations of a six-member conference committee that worked to resolve differences between the two chambers on issues including taxes and local control over pot shops. The […]

The Massachusetts Legislature is expected to approve a broad overhaul of the voter-approved marijuana legalization law this week after House and Senate negotiators agreed on a bill Monday that would hike marijuana taxes and change how communities can ban local pot shops. But the compromise immediately raised the specter of a serious legal challenge, and […]