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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
Business

A Virgin Island Legalization Plan Rests on Tourism. Are the Tourists Coming?

Critics want to slow down and get the plan right, and some worry that Covid may render projections too rosy.

Arizona

Arizona: A Cannabis Legalization Initiative Qualifies for the November Ballot

An adult use ballot initiative failed to get enough votes in 2016, while voters in four other states legalized cannabis.

Texas

Texas: A Thin Line Between Over the Counter and Licensed Medical CBD Products

Under new rules, a limited “low-THC” medical program must coexist with retail products in a somewhat blurry regulatory framework.