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Colorado Marijuana Business Guide

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 by

Starting a Marijuana Retail Store in Colorado. Colorado officially passed Amendment 64 earlier in 2013, which will allow the sale of marijuana as a commodity by licensed sellers in 2014. However, state legislators are still hashing out details primarily affecting taxation, licensing fees and dispensary operation guidelines. Currently, Colorado pot laws comprising Amendment 64 regulate

California Marijuana Business Guide

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 by

Operating a Marijuana Business in California. With Washington and Colorado expecting a “gold rush” style response to the legalization of recreational marijuana shops in 2014, it seems inevitable that the next state to open the floodgates for hundreds of potential “ganjapreneurs” is California. Although medical marijuana is legal in the Golden State, voters have yet

Washington Marijuana Business Guide

Monday, 16 September 2013 by

Filed on July 8, 2011 and approved in the fall of 2012, Initiative Measure 502 officially legalized the use of recreational marijuana in Washington state.  Although it is still a federal crime to possess or sell pot, thousands of potential entrepreneurs are hoping to cash in on state laws instituted by IM 502 that will

Michigan Marijuana Business Guide

Thursday, 12 September 2013 by

Operating a Marijuana Business in Michigan. Although medical marijuana use in Michigan is legal, recreational pot use has yet to be decriminalized throughout the state save for several cities that decriminalized marijuana within their city limits years ago. Michigan also has unusual marijuana laws involving separate penalties for using pot or possessing pot. For example,