No doubt about it: It is Bitcoin, not the bird, that is the word for 2017. Investors, analysts, brokers and bloggers alike are testing the waters and getting their cyber-feet wet. However, look past the glitz and glimmer of Bitcoin and see the reason for the season’s runaway success – the blockchain technology it rides..
In a historic measure, President Trump kept his word and signed the Tax Reform and Jobs Act into law just days ago. The Senate and House came to a true compromise with their individual tax reform bills and the outcome, on a cursory review, looks to offer relief to many sectors. With a beneficiary spread ranging..
The name exudes mystery: Cryptocurrency. Presently, even the lay are being inundated with talk of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies as global markets explode. Recent headlines compare Bitcoin to gold as an attractive, non-stock asset for portfolio diversification. Speculation as to whether or not Bitcoin is a bubble, or just the beginning of a potential trillion dollar..
Ready or not California, the world’s sixth largest economy, is going to the green side on January 1, 2018. Despite this measure being passed in November of 2016, state officials are scrambling to make sure everything runs smoothly during the first 120 days during the initial transition. The California Department of Public Health’s Manufactured..
November Legal Round Up November welcomed another wave of change for the cannabis industry – both nationally and internationally. Multiple ballot measures, plus a couple of gubernatorial candidates’ successes are canaries in the coal mine for cannabis prohibition repeal. From the first baby steps of public hearings to emergency initiatives for recreational measures slated..
Retail Requirements for Cannabis in Washington, Colorado, California, Alaska, and Oregon As the Wild West experiences its second gold rush, fondly referred to as the “Green Rush,” everyone is trying to get a piece of the action. For those resilient, and deep-pocketed souls who commit to doing commerce in the cannabis space, the task is..
The numbers are in and the evidence is irrefutable: taxation and regulation of recreational cannabis equal healthy gains for state funds. These numbers are borderline unbelievable – below is a snapshot by state: Alaska Since the inception of recreational cannabis in October of 2016 Alaska has welcomed over $3 Million dollars in tax revenue. Figures are expected..
September 2017 proved to be another whirlwind month in the move towards prohibition’s repeal. Almost 25% of the country either passed or shot down legislation, made progress or engaged in the democratic process with regards to cannabis usage, distribution, employment, and every tangential aspect thereof. Meanwhile, at our nation’s capital, we are watching as our elected representatives are..