Whether you agree with it or not, legalization of cannabis is irreversible. In US 4 states have already legalized the recreational use of cannabis and in 2016 several more states will try to pas cannabis-related regulation. Most likely candidates in 2016 to legalize marijuana are Nevada, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts and Michigan.
Well, it was expected. A year ago Washington passed a law allowing the possession but forbidding the selling of marijuana. Then how do you get it? Finally, the talks have started to legalize private marijuana clubs.
In 2015 Colorado has reached almost $1 billion in marijuana sales which meant that $135 million went to taxes. Mason Tvert, Marijuana Policy Project communications director express his astonishment: ”it’s remarkable that less than seven years ago, all of that money was being spent in the underground market”.
We’re not talking about possession bur rather art creation. If you want to see it, in Denver Paul Jacobsen introduced his series of paintings of cannabis plants. It’s available in David B. Smith Gallery.
On 19 February, 2016 Rolling Papers documentary will be released in theatres all across the U.S. It covers the story of legal marijuana in U.S. and starts rolling out in Colorado.
Marijuana business conference and expo will be held in May, 2016 in Florida. 3-day event will see over 3000 industry experts get together to share insights in order to help this industry thrive further.