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Vermont Will Study Legal Weed

Vermont is taking a closer look at a policy that would suit the liberal Green Mountain State just right: legal marijuana. The state has hired the Rand Corporation, a leading think tank, to determine what effects legalization would have on the economy, public health, and public safety. The results could inform decision making for years […]

Tax Estimates Drop for Legal Weed in Washington

Washington State will likely fall short of predictions for tax revenue from the legal marijuana industry, according to the Moody’s credit rating agency. With the first shops opening months behind schedule, the state levying a steep tax on weed purchases, and the medical and black markets offering a cheaper alternative, Washington’s tax take will probably […]