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Missouri: Regulating Cannabis In State Would Produce $149 Million Annually In Savings And Revenue

Boston, MA,Thursday, 11 October 2012 : Legalizing and regulating the production and distribution of cannabis in Missouri for adults would produce $149 million annually in combined statewide savings and revenue, according to an economic analysispublished Wednesday. The white paper, entitled "The Budgetary Implications of Legalizing Marijuana in Missouri," is co-authored by Harvard University economist Jeffrey Miron and was commissioned by the National Cannabis Coalition. The…
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Colorado: Passage Of Marijuana Legalization Measure Would Potentially Yield $60 Million In New Annual Revenue And Savings, Study Says

Denver, CO: The passage and enactment of a statewide marijuana ballot measure this fall could generate as much as $60 million in annual savings and revenue, according to a budgetary analysis prepared by the Colorado Center on Law & Policy. Amendment 64, The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act of 2012, allows for the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and/or the cultivation of up…
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Massachusetts: Measure To Legalize State-Sanctioned Distribution Of Medical Cannabis Approved For November Ballot

Boston, MA,Thursday, 12 July 2012:  A statewide proposal that seeks to allow for the possession and state-licensed distribution of cannabis for therapeutic purposes will appearon the November electoral ballot. A spokesperson for the Massachusetts Secretary of State's office reported this week that initiative proponents, the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance, had collected sufficient signatures from registered voters to qualify the measure for the 2012 ballot. If passed…
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Vermont Medical Marijuana Operational since 2004

Vermont during 2004 passes a law legalizing the use of medical marijuana. Qualifying medical conditions include;  Cancer; HIV or AIDS; Multiple Sclerosis; Seizures; Severe pain; Cachexia or wasting syndrome; and Severe nausea. Vermont Medical Marijuana Patient’s may possess a limit of two ounces of usable marijuana. May home cultivate no more than nine plants, of which no more than to may be matured for use. The State has up to four…
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