Category Archives: adult-use cannabis

Connecticut just legalized marijuana. Here’s what happens next

Congratulations, Connecticut! The state Legislature approved a sweeping 300-page cannabis legalization and regulation bill on June 17, 2021. With Gov. Ned Lamont’s signature, the bill will become law and take effect on July 1, 2021. The full text of the new law is available here. Here’s what happens next. Is recreational cannabis legal right now? […]

Marijuana tax rates: a state-by-state guide

state marijuana tax rates

Cannabis taxes can be a pain in the pocketbook, but they keep marijuana legal and well regulated. Tax rates vary dramatically from state to state. Many states tax medical marijuana at a minimal level or not at all. Adult-use states tend to tax non-medical cannabis at so-called sin tax rates, 20% to 35% and higher, […]