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Taxes
January 16, 2020
By Brandon Best
Legal marijuana continues to compete with its black-market cousin because of the time needed to establish a legitimate marketplace and the taxes on legal marijuana.
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Regulation
Taxes
January 10, 2018
By Steve Goreham
California initiated the down of legalized recreational marijuana use. That same day, a new California law regulating particle emissions from leaf blowers and lawn mowers went into effect.
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Health Care
December 14, 2016
Whether you agree with marijuana becoming legal or not, in some states, it already has attained legalized status.
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Economy
Regulation
September 15, 2016
By Christina Thielst
In states where medical marijuana is legal, doctors are prescribing fewer FDA-approved drugs for ailments treatable by marijuana.
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Health Care
July 29, 2016
By Tony Corvo
Ohio patients with qualifying medical conditions will be permitted to use marijuana legally starting September 8.
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Health Care
Law
May 25, 2016
By Ohio House of Representatives
An act to authorize the use of marijuana for medical purposes and to establish the Medical Marijuana Control Program. Effective September 8, 2016.
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Health Care
Law
January 7, 2017
Teenagers in the United States are using drugs and alcohol at much lower rates, a new survey has found.
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Education
October 24, 2013
By Simon Lester
In a post at CATO @ Liberty, the author looks at the legalization of marijuana in Uruguay and considers the implications as it relates to trade.
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Regulation
Health Care
September 6, 2013
By Jeffrey A. Miron
In an article that also appeared in Huffington Post on September 6, 2013, Jeffrey Miron writes in this commentary that he has researched the economics of drug legalization versus drug prohibition.
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Health Care
June 27, 2016
By Heartland Staff
In November, Floridians will vote on Amendment 2, the Florida Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative.
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Health Care
October 13, 2015
By Justin Haskins
Editor's Note: This article was co-authored by Michael McGradyLegalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado brought forth a new industry that was never before seen as acceptable.
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Taxes
Government Spending
April 10, 2015
By Justin Haskins
While the war over the use and taxation of electronic cigarettes wages, Dutch company E-njoint has started selling a new marijuana-flavored “e-joint” that will almost certainly lead to controversial legal battles over their distribution and use in states
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Health Care
February 1, 2002
By Allen St. Pierre
1 Europe Goes to Pot: Great Britain, EU Abandon Marijuana Prohibition UK officials branded marijuana prohibition an endangered species in 2001, announcing in October that police would no longer arrest individuals for marijuana possession, and that
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Criminal Justice
April 14, 2014
By Karen Dove
An increase in marijuana growing on the West Coast is straining water supplies in drought-stricken California and imperiling the region’s salmon populations, environmental groups claim.
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Environment
January 7, 2014
By Jeffrey A. Miron
In an article that also appeared in Huffington Post on January 7, 2014, Jeffrey Miron notes that on December 23, 2013 Uruguayan President José Mujica signed a new law that legalized marijuana.
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Health Care
Law
August 29, 2013
By Tim Lynch
In this CATO @ Liberty posting, Tim Lynch asserts that the Dept. of Justice finally announced its first official response to the dramatic changes underway at the state level with respect to legalizing marijuana.
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Regulation
Health Care
August 24, 2012
By Ian Mason
The City of Chicago has begun issuing tickets to persons found in possession of small amounts of marijuana. The ordinance establishing the fines passed the City Council in August by a 44-3 vote and had the strong support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D).
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Criminal Justice
June 1, 2016
By Heartland Staff
Since 2012, four states – Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington State – have legalized the retail sale of marijuana. Washington, DC has also approved the sale of marijuana, but it is currently waiting for congressional approval.
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Economy
Regulation
Government Spending
Taxes
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Government & Politics
Criminal Justice
Alcohol & Tobacco
April 1, 2005
By Susan Konig
New Mexico may become the eleventh state to allow seriously ill people to possess and use medical marijuana while it remains illegal under federal law.
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Health Care
 

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