Five years into REC legalization Colorado has collected $160M in pot taxes for schools. It's about enough to build three high schools, but Coloradans haven't been blown away by the spending.
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On The Argument podcast, N.Y. Times opinion columnists debated legalization. Social conservative Ross Douthat is wary of the cannabis industry, though leans towards decriminalization.
It hasn't been a green christmas for businesses in the world's largest REC market. Businesses following the rules struggle with high taxes, complex regulations and cities which want no part of them. Meanwhile the illegal market, which faces none of these problems, continues to thrive.
An anonymous survey of more than 2,100 veterinarians published in Frontiers in Veterinary Science showed interest in CBD. But many vets felt they have not received adequate guidance on using it as a treatment.
Despite public opinion overwhelmingly in favor of MED access and research, scientists are still struggling to get it into their labs.
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The southeast is probably still the US region most averse to cannabis reform, but there are signs of a thaw.
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