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Weekly Roundup


The Emerald Tribune

Six states who tax recreational weed based on price, like CO and WA, are poised to lose revenue as the average price per pound plunges. California has a mixed tax strategy

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/01/18/the-mistake-most-states-made-when-legalizing-marijuana/?utm_term=.9a107fe16fce

 

Women dominate as executives in some sectors of the fledgling cannabis market

http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/new-economy/2017/0126/Marijuana-and-gender-equity-Why-cannabis-industry-is-a-magnet-for-women-executives

 

$50 million will buy you the six most popular medical dispensaries in Washington

http://mjbizdaily.com/washingtons-two-top-selling-cannabis-stores-for-sale/

 

NFL players union asks the league to relax marijuana rules and punishments

http://hightimes.com/news/nfl-players-to-league-please-let-us-use-marijuana-or-just-punish-us-less/

 

State Senator McGuire introduced a bill to make sure cannabis companies capitalizing on California County names are actually producing cannabis there

http://www.times-standard.com/general-news/20170125/mcguire-bill-seeks-to-bolster-marijuana-branding-protections

 

Bud and Breakfast leading the way for cannabis tourism by emulating AirBnB model around the world

https://www.civilized.life/articles/joints-on-your-pillows-or-edibles-for-dinner-the-growing-world-of-cannabis-tourism/

 

Farmers on the Mattole Valley worry about big businesses and investors moving in

http://www.sonomamag.com/welcome-cannabis-country-green-rush-will-reshape-north-coast-economy/