Tracking Cannabis Taxes: Phoenix, Arizona – This Week in News

The Phoenix, Arizona City Council voted down a measure to increase the dispensary and cultivation yearly cannabis taxes. The proposed bill suggested a 17% tax on State Licensed Arizona dispensaries and cultivators. Cannabis taxes this high could have caused Phoenix dispensaries to go out of business. The concern for local dispensary owners was that a […]

Vermont expands medical marijuana plan

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott added Parkinson’s, Crohn’s and PTSD to the state’s medical marijuana plan, just weeks after rejecting a recreational marijuana plan. Source: Vermont expands medical marijuana plan – Jun. 12, 2017

Vermont legislature approves recreational marijuana use

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has said the legislation is not “a priority for Vermont” and has not made a final decision as to whether he will sign it. The measure makes Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana use among adults and the first to legalize through a legislative process. Other states have […]

Vermont House approves medical marijuana expansion plan

Vermont lawmakers have approved a modest expansion to the state’s medical marijuana program. Vermont allows for more conditions and more dispensary’s according to Source: Vermont House approves medical marijuana expansion plan – MYNBC5.com

Delivery or No Delivery?

Image Source: Oregon rolls out marijuana delivery industry FOX25   Lets not pretend marijuana delivery is about stoners being lazy. The modern American consumer demands door to door delivery and instant service with as little effort as possible. This is evident with the booming services of Uber, Ubereats, Doordash, Amazon Prime and the likes. Marijuana delivery […]

Vermont legislature on track to be first in U.S. to legalize marijuana

Liberal-leaning Vermont could become the first U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana use through legislation, rather than by voter initiative, in a move that advocates for the drug say could speed its acceptance across the nation.   State representatives this month are set to take up a bill passed by the state Senate in February […]

Vermont Senate Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill – Deep Dot Web

S.241, sponsored by Senator Jeanette K. White, was approved by the Vermont Senate in a 17-12 vote after a 16-13 preliminary vote. The bill now moves to the House Of Representatives for approval. If approved, the bill will then have to be signed into law by the Governor. The bill aims to allow those who are at least […]

VT marijuana legalization clears 2nd hurdle

Vermont’s Senate Finance Committee approved marijuana legalization on Friday, moving the issue closer to the Senate floor. The committee settled on a 25 percent tax rate. Sen. Tim Ashe, D-Chittenden, said earlier that the committee’s task was to set a tax rate that would make marijuana cheap enough to compete with the existing black market. […]

Vermont Senate moves closer to vote on legalizing marijuana | Local News – WPTZ Home

The state Senate is inching closer to a vote on whether Vermont will join Oregon and Washington State and legalize recreational marijuana. At least six committees are holding hearings on elements of a proposal approved by the Judiciary Committee to begin allowing possession and sale of small amounts of marijuana, starting in January 2018. Watch […]