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Recreational cannabis bill in New Mexico would impose 9 percent retail tax

Recreational cannabis bill in New Mexico would impose 9 percent retail tax

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 20, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

Cannabis advocates in New Mexico have been focusing on the potential economic windfall that the U.S. state stands to receive if weed is legalized and taxed. Currently, weed still infiltrates the black market. If those illicitly traded products were legalized and taxed, the economy could be bolster...

Wholesale cannabis prices fall 50 percent in Oregon and Washington

Wholesale cannabis prices fall 50 percent in Oregon and Washington

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 9, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

Bulk cannabis prices are plummeting across the United States’ recreational markets, according to data released by Cannabis Benchmarks. This division of New Leaf Data Services is a major provider of business, financial and industry data for North America’s cannabis industry. In comparison with figures...

New Mexico’s top health official rejects use of cannabis for opioid addiction (again)

New Mexico’s top health official rejects use of cannabis for opioid addiction (again)

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 29, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Another request has been rejected by Mexico's top health official that would permit the use of medical cannabis to treat opioid addiction.   Cannabis advocates responded to the decision, stating that New Mexico is in desperate need of a fresh, tactical method for dealing with statewide drug probl...

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