Tag: Marijuana Policy Group

Report: Legal Cannabis Industry Created Over 18,000 Full-Time Jobs in Colorado Last Year

According to a new report released by the Marijuana Policy Group, there were over 18,000 new full-time-equivalent jobs created by the legal cannabis industry in Colorado in 2015 alone. According to the report, titled Economic Impact of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, the cannabis industry generated $2.39 billion in primary and secondary business revenue last year. …

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Study: Nevada Would Earn $460 Million In Taxes from Cannabis Tourism in Initial Years of Legalization

If Nevada voters legalize recreational cannabis this November, the state would see an estimated tax revenue of $464 million from cannabis tourism from 2018 to 2024. The Initiative to Tax and Regulate Marijuana will be voted on this November as Question 2. If passed into law, it will legalize the possession of up to an …

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