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Pot of Gold: Alaskan marijuana sales set to generate $100mn in taxes

Pot of Gold: Alaskan marijuana sales set to generate $100mn in taxes — RT USA.

RT News

October 29, 2014

Reuters/Nick Adams

If voters decide to legalize marijuana in Alaska, annual sales could generate more than $100 million in tax revenue by the time 2020 rolls around, sales analysts believe. 612 more words

Activism

Drugs: Should Decriminalisation Be Considered?

A taboo concept that causes most people to shudder and immediately change the topic is that of decriminalising, or, rather more extremely, completely legalising illicit drugs. 732 more words

Not Without A Fight

Governor Jerry Brown of California recently signed into law the ban of one-time use, disposable thin plastic grocery bags. But that is not the end of it. 860 more words

Environmental Issues

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Marijuana

By Keri Blakinger

Source: Waking Times

Fancy yourself a connoisseur of all things weed? Then see whether this trip from ancient China to modern Alaska takes you anywhere unexpected. 1,672 more words

Culture

9 Crucial Ballot Measures that Could Legalize Marijuana and Help End the Drug War this Election

There are more drug policy reform questions on the ballot this November than ever in American history.

By Stephen Gutwillig

Source: Alternet

It may be an off-year election, but it’s a big one for drug policy reform. 920 more words

Culture