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Could WV Benefit from Legalized Marijuana?

It’s now been five months since the state of Colorado officially began selling marijuana legally for recreational use. It’s a hot button issue that continues to divide people but the results so far seem promising in Colorado. Crime is down and the state is expecting big gains in tax revenue from the sale, $30,000,000 actually.

Colorado’s governor is expecting marijuana sales to exceed $1-billion dollars this year alone and the early success has turned some of the early skeptics into supporters.

A March poll conducted by Public Policy Polling found that nearly 60% of Colorado voters now approve of the sale and that just 35% disapprove. Back in 2012, nearly 45% of voters went against the law but now things seem to be tilting in the favor of Colorado’s experiment. [Read More…]

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Rob Meagher

Rob Meagher, CBE’s Founder, President and Editor-in-Chief is a 30 year veteran of the media world. His career has spanned from stints representing the Washington Post, USA Weekend, Reader’s Digest, Financial World & Corporate Finance to the technology world where he worked at International Data Group and Ziff Davis where he was part of the launch team for The Web Magazine, Yahoo Internet Life, Smart Business and Expedia Travels before starting his own marketing and Publisher’s Representative Firm. He also ran all print and online media sales and marketing for the Society for Human Resource Management before partnering with Forbes and then Fortune to create Special Sections covering a variety of topics. Rob, who started CBE Press in 2014, can be contacted at [email protected]

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