Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Tax revenue for legal weed sales in Colorado exceeds $500M (The Hill: News, 19 July 2017)
Colorado has made more than half a billion dollars from taxing marijuana since recreational sales became legal in the state three years ago.
- Uruguay, First Country in the World to Legally Regulate Marijuana, Begins Retail Sales Next Week (Drug Policy Alliance: News, 19 July 2017)
Next week, Uruguay will begin sales of legal marijuana for adult residents.
- First Arkansas town approves medical marijuana regulations (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 19 July 2017)
The first municipality in Arkansas has granted formal approval to local rules that will govern medical marijuana companies that operate within its borders, setting the stage for the rest of the state to follow suit.
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