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Alaska official floats idea of taxing pot based on THC

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- An Alaska official floated the idea of taxing the state's legal marijuana industry based on the ingredient that produces a high at a meeting Wednesday with industry representati... read more

Marijuana’s $2.4 billion impact in Colorado is a lesson for 5 states considering legalization

The numbers land just weeks before voters in five other states must decide whether or not to follow Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska into the legal, recreational marijuana ... excise taxes in ... read more

Road to Legalization: Many factors, including tax revenue

Recreational buyers pay the regular 2.9 percent state sales tax, plus local taxes, as well as a special 10 percent marijuana ... Alaska will vote on recreational use in November. The economy is drivin... read more

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Getting Into The Weeds

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Spin Control: Dozens of initiatives won’t make the ballot

Although Eyman floats the most initiative trial balloons, he is not the sole launcher of statutory zeppelins. Others have taken a page from his book and filed several versions of the same idea ... pow... read more

Along Stretches of Highway, States Eye New Ad Opportunities

The result has been a flurry of ideas in recent years -- some successful ... while Colorado has seen a bevy of pot shops join the program since the state legalized marijuana. Marijuana dispensaries ca... read more

10 Marijuana Stocks for the Canadian ‘Pot Rush’

After historic legislation that moved Canada as the first G7 member state to legalize recreational marijuana, it became official. On Oct. 17 ... In other words, their government can now enjoy tax reve... read more

Transcript: Day Three of the Roberts Confirmation Hearings

The idea this is ... recent decision is the medical marijuana decision in the Raich case. And the court there looked at the Lopez and Morrison decisions and tried to put them in context and said -- be... read more

Live Blogging Election Night

It’s been about nine hours since we started this live blog, and we’re going to sign off for now.There are a few races outstanding: The senate contests in Washington and Colorado are too close to call, ... read more

Marijuana Legalization and Taxes: Lessons for Other States from Colorado and Washington

Oregon 25 percent excise tax on marijuana sales price. Drops to 17 percent tax when regulatory structure begins operation in late 2016. Localities can add another 2 percent tax. Alaska (not yet ... to ... read more

Top 10 Legislative Issues to Watch in 2013

State and local leaders are especially concerned that if Congress tackles tax reform ... has yet to issue an official response. Though the White House has tacitly allowed 17 states and the District of ... read more



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