Legislators will consider rates totaling up to 30 percent, hoping to pay for new laws without driving customers back to the black market.

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  • Owner of Mystic Pizza pleads guilty to tax charges
    The owner of the Mystic Pizza restaurant made famous in a 1988 movie has pleaded guilty to federal tax charges. More
  • Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden
    A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season. The six smokejumpers from a base in Redmond found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes. More
  • Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint
    California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
  • Senate planning vote on Internet sales tax bill
    The days of tax-free online shopping could finally be numbered. The Senate is planning to vote on a bill as soon as Monday that would give states the authority to collect sales taxes on all Internet purchases, handing local governments as much as $11 billion per year in added revenue that they are legally owed — but that hasn’t been paid to them for years. More
  • Cannabis Businesses Back Ballot Initiatives
    Cannabis is on the ballot in six Los Angeles-area cities this November.  Voters in Commerce, Calabasas, Hawthorne, Costa Mesa, La Habra and Laguna Woods will decide on initiatives establishing, ...
    10/18/2020 - 8:15 pm | View Link
  • 2020 ballot questions: What states are voting on besides the US presidential election
    Voters across the country this November will decide more than who will sit in White House. States will weigh several different issues this election, such as whether to legalize marijuana, limit access ...
    10/18/2020 - 2:33 pm | View Link
  • Recreational Marijuana
    Minnesota Republicans Outline Their Plans For Legislation In 2020Republicans are calling for more modest spending, a tax cut and saying ... a look at how it changed Colorado.
    10/16/2020 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • What Happens If New Jersey Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis?: Legalization Watch
    Greenspoon Marder’s Rachel Gillette offers her predictions on whether the state’s adult-use referendum has the support it needs to pass on Election Day, as well as what comes next.
    10/15/2020 - 1:58 am | View Link
  • Broomfield Issue 2A: Marijuana sales tax
    What it asks ... Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution or any other law?” What it means: Voters are asked to approve a 4% special sales tax on top of the city and county’s regular ...
    10/8/2020 - 1:04 am | View Link
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