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As U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Reintroduces Cannabis Legalization, Debate Returns to Taxes

A similar bill failed in December amid debate over whether cannabis tax revenue should go toward saving the pension fund, or toward boosting other sectors, such as infrastructure and tourism.

Caribbean
Lobbying, News Brief

Amazon Doubles Down on Cannabis Reform

The global online retail giant has endorsed the most comprehensive cannabis reform proposal to-date in Congress. In early summer, Amazon began to lobby on a more narrow reform bill.

Guam

Guam Legalized Cannabis. But What Happens If It’s Taboo to Tourists?

At a talk hosted by Guam’s Bar Association and District Courts, speakers talked about the potential for a looming problem with cannabis: East Asian tourists who don’t like it.