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Texas: Analysis Estimates Legalizing the Cannabis Market Could Create 40,000 Jobs, Save $311 Million in Criminal Justice Costs

On Oct 24, 2020
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“Hundreds of millions of dollars in new tax revenue and tens of thousands of new jobs would be especially helpful in overcoming the losses stemming from the pandemic. Texas is leaving an enormous amount of money on the table by keeping cannabis illegal.” https://t.co/GBkAFdSVwJ
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Regulating the commercial market in the state would yield biennium tax revenue of more than $1.1 billion dollars.

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On Oct 24, 2020
@NORML shared
“Hundreds of millions of dollars in new tax revenue and tens of thousands of new jobs would be especially helpful in overcoming the losses stemming from the pandemic. Texas is leaving an enormous amount of money on the table by keeping cannabis illegal.” https://t.co/GBkAFdSVwJ
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Texas: Analysis Estimates Legalizing the Cannabis Market Could Create 40,000 Jobs, Save $311 Million in Criminal Justice Costs

Texas: Analysis Estimates Legalizing the Cannabis Market Could Create 40,000 Jobs, Save $311 Million in Criminal Justice Costs

Regulating the commercial market in the state would yield biennium tax revenue of more than $1.1 billion dollars.

Study: Marijuana Legalization Does Not Increase Crime in Neighboring States

Study: Marijuana Legalization Does Not Increase Crime in Neighboring States

According to a new study legalizing marijuana for all uses is not associated with an increase in crime in neighboring states. The study was published in The Journal of Drug Issues: Its full ...

Strange but True: Even Texas Is Getting Serious About Decriminalization and Medical Marijuana

Strange but True: Even Texas Is Getting Serious About Decriminalization and Medical Marijuana

The Lone Star state just might liberalize marijuana laws, at least as much as Oklahoma has.

Marijuana Legalization In Texas Would Generate Billions In Tax Revenue, New Economic Analysis Shows

Marijuana Legalization In Texas Would Generate Billions In Tax Revenue, New Economic Analysis Shows

Texas stands to generate billions of dollars in marijuana tax revenue and create tens of thousands of jobs if the plant is legalized, according to a new economic analysis. While the ...

Texas Marijuana Laws in 2020: Lots of De Facto, Not Much De Jure

Texas Marijuana Laws in 2020: Lots of De Facto, Not Much De Jure

The state of marijuana regulation in Texas, as it stands at the beginning of 2020, is a puzzle. For those of the right race and socioeconomic status, weed is effectively legal. In the ...

What Midterm Elections Could Mean for the Cannabis Industry

What Midterm Elections Could Mean for the Cannabis Industry

Voters will have the opportunity to embrace ballot initiatives and candidates that expand legal access to cannabis production and sales.

New Jersey Governor: Legalizing Weed Could Help with Economic Losses From Coronavirus

New Jersey Governor: Legalizing Weed Could Help with Economic Losses From Coronavirus

Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey said cannabis legalization may help with the economic losses due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Efforts to decriminalize, legalize weed in Pa. haven't led to big drop in arrests

Efforts to decriminalize, legalize weed in Pa. haven't led to big drop in arrests

Police are still arresting hundreds of Pennsylvanians on marijuana charges despite efforts to legalize pot and the fact that prosecutors are declining to take the cases.

New Poll Shows Those Living In Cannabis-Legal States Consider The Law Successful

New Poll Shows Those Living In Cannabis-Legal States Consider The Law Successful

The majority of those polled think that legalization has been a success.