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U.S. Senate Bill Would Allow Tax Returns for Marijuana Businesses

MARIJUANA-300A bill that would reconcile state marijuana laws and federal tax law has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. The Small Business Tax Equity Act, introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), would allow marijuana businesses operating in compliance with state law to take ordinary business tax deductions. Twenty-three states, the Continue reading

Lawmakers to Tour Marijuana Dispensaries

MARIJUANA-300A marijuana industry group is taking Colorado lawmakers on a tour of some Denver dispensaries to show them how the pot business works. The tour is sponsored by a new industry group called the Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce. They’ll be loading up a handful of lawmakers this afternoon to tour some dispensaries and see how Continue reading

Marijuana Businesses Making Political Contributions

MARIJUANA-300Marijuana entrepreneurs are taking another step into the mainstream by becoming political donors. Marijuana businesses are using some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states. The political activity includes swanky fundraisers at Four Seasons Continue reading

Pot Growers May Soon Find Limits on Greenhouse Growing

MARIJUANA-300Colorado’s pot regulators are trying to make sure the state’s marijuana growers aren’t producing more pot than they can legally sell – a hedge against state-grown pot ending up in places where it’s not legal. But new marijuana production standards up for public review yesterday sparked a lively debate. The state is Continue reading

Marijuana Banking Made Easier by Feds

MARIJUANA-300The House voted yesterday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.  The 236-186 vote rejected a move by Representative John Fleming to block the Treasury Department from implementing guidance it issued in February telling banks Continue reading