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How Taxes and Restrictions on Legal Weed Keep the Black Market Thriving

While marijuana legalization continues to become more widespread across the United States, it seems that government officials have found a way to perpetuate the perils of prohibition by imposing ridiculous levels of regulation and high taxes on the herb that prevents user...

Denver Plans to Restrict Medical Marijuana Cultivation

Denver officials aim to put unlicensed medical marijuana growers out of commission. A report issued on Tuesday outlined new regulations that would keep weed from spilling over into the black market.

Colorado's Pot Tax Tally Has Lessons For Other States

Marijuana makes money. But legalizing it doesn't eliminate the black market or solve a state's budget problems.

Cannabusiness: 5 Black Market Lessons For The Legal Marijuana Industry

The cannabis industry has the unique opportunity of transitioning from more or less of a black market into a legitimate sector of the healthcare, industrial products, leisure, and sponsorship industries among other opportunities -- and more specifically, it's all happ...

Is Black Market Marijuana Winning in Colorado?

Although recreational marijuana is now just as legal as booze in the state of Colorado, a recent report indicates the majority of residents are still opting to buy weed from street dealers rather than relish in the newfound stoner delights of the legitimate pot commerce. ...


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