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Congressional Research Service: Cannabis Would Fall to Under $20 an Ounce if Legalized Nationwide

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has released a thirty five-page report examining the effects of the federal government implementing a wholesale excise tax on the production and sale of cannabis and cannabis-related products. CRS’ analysis indicates that cannabis prices would fall to as low as $5 to $18 an ounce under a legalization model; they …

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An Updated Look at Medical Cannabis in the United States

By Allen St. Pierre, NORML. WASHINGTON, DC — Currently in the United States, 35 states have reformed their laws via legislation or binding voter approved ballot initiative to allow qualified patients medical access to cannabis products. This time last year, 21 states and the District of Columbia had medical cannabis laws on the books–a sixty …

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