Cannabis News Box

Attitudes towards cannabis are changing in Asia, say cannabis executives and investors

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 15, 2018

Cannabis investors clustered inside a conference hall in Hong Kong on November 1 to discuss the outlook for pot investment opportunities, in addition to clearing up some misconceptions about cannabis in Asia. Numerous executives, many of whom belong to big-name cannabis firms, attended the Hong Kong...

Cannabis tax slashed in Berkeley, more cities predicted to do the same

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2018

Just last week, a measure to reduce the local cannabis tax in Berkeley, California from 10 percent to 5 percent was approved by Berkeley City Council, making the recreational tax rate in city lower than anywhere else in the state. The aim of this move is to retain local businesses and the tax cut is expe...

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