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California state cannabis excise tax could go up July 1

California state cannabis excise tax could go up July 1

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 2, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

A tax increase is on the horizon for California's cannabis industry, in spite of hopes that the industry would experience some tax relief in the near future. Hiking up California's cannabis excise tax could be a risky move. It will likely prompt buyers to shop elsewhere for cheaper products, such...

$350 million worth of cannabis will be destroyed under California’s new cannabis rules

$350 million worth of cannabis will be destroyed under California’s new cannabis rules

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 7, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

This Sunday, new regulations are set to take effect in California that will result in cannabis products being demolished to the value of $350 million – an estimate from the United Cannabis Business Alliance. Under California’s new cannabis rules, anything that is not contained in child-proof packaging or l...

California Gov. Jerry Brown is cool with you smoking on the beach

California Gov. Jerry Brown is cool with you smoking on the beach

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor California Gov. Jerry Brown has an unsurprisingly reasonable take on people smoking on the state’s beaches and in its parks. He thinks you should be allowed to do it, which is why he recently vetoed two bills that would have banned doing so statewide. “If people can’t smoke even on a deserted beach, ...

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