2020. by By choosing, willing states in experimenting with

2020. Recreational marijuana legislation in
New Yor lies in the hands of Massachusetts’s advocates. If recreational drug
works well in Massachusetts, then New York will be next hopefully by July 2018.

have contributed to their states’ economies. Increasing jobs tier data esti ed
this would increase to 300,000 by

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By choosing, willing
states in experimenting with new regulatory approaches while leaving the
federal law intact for the remaining states: federal government should adopt a
cooperative federalism approach that allows states meeting general federal
standards; standards along lines that the Department of Justice has already set
forth. State law satisfying these federal guidelines would solely govern
marijuana activities within those states. This proposed solution embodies the
best of political orientation by empowering state experimentation with
marijuana regulation while maintaining a significant federal role in decreasing
the impact of those experiments on states wishing to proceed under the federal
marijuana law.

An incrementalist
approach: organization promotes the view that medical marijuana drug use is not
a crime, but a public health issue. Sixty-four percent of Americans supports
legalizing recreational marijuana use, according to a 2017 Gallop Poll. The
eight states that have legalized recreational marijuana are Alaska, California,
Colorado, Massachusetts, Maine, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

Medical marijuana
organization must be registered and need to enlist in the prescription
monitoring program database to make sure that they are not giving patients more
than their 30day supply. Marijuana organization must submit samples of their
products to be lab tested and must provide information about the products’
potency and safety. Tough security measures are required marijuana must be kept
in a vault and when transported needs to have two employees present.

Compassionate Care Act, into law on July 5 th
, 2014. This law is codified at N.Y. Public Health Law Art. 33. Title

Andrew Cuomo signed twin bills, A.6357-E, and S. 7923, known as the

Patients can’t smoke marijuana in public
or possessed any c” abis in correctional facilitates. Employers do not
have to allow on-site marijuana e or to tolerate employee working while
impaired. Bosses do not have to pay for any employee medical marijuana uses.

the medical marijuana benefits. The law
protects physicians who make recommendations and also patients can designate
two caretakers who can assist in picking up their patients’ medicine from a

the use of medical marijuana; nineteen states have limited
laws that recognize

          Twenty-nine states and One                                     laws that remove criminal sanctions for


Money taxed by the
state from marijuana sales are put into a state treasury, for instance,
California’s Proposition 64 taxes were dispersed with ten m • lion going into
public university for research on legalization in California, three million we
into California Highway Patrol for five years and millions also going into
medical marijuana research, youth drug prevention, education and treatment.

But as the war wages on
between IRS and Bitcoins, it is safè to say you can use your Bitcoins to
purchase medical marijuana at any legal dispensary. Patients can also order
cannabis seeds with Bitcoins and companies are offering huge discounts to
anyone using bitcoins. Bitcoins are also providing consumers with Bitcoins ATM;
you will find them mostly in cannabis medical outlets.

Coinbase refusing to comply with IRS
request was taken to court. IRS reported that only 802 individuals reported
transaction on Form 8949 in 2015 and 807 individual filed for 201 3, and 893 in

ng bitcoin or any crytocurrency to hide income from your taxman or IRS may be a
big mistake. I S considers bitcoin investments as property deals; it is
compared to stocks or bond sale and should be reported on Form 8949. Uncle Same
organization has gone after Coinbase, the largest bitcoin exchange operating in
the U.S. As of, November 2016, IRS requested data and complete transaction on
every one that used bitcoin accounts from 2013 to 2015. Imagine, there were 14
million accounts within this two years span from this San Francisco-based

Bitcoin transferred
from person to person via the internet and the transaction fees low; you can us
it internationally; your account cannot be frozen. You will be able to spend,

Bitcoin is decentralized banking
infrastructure and payment solution, and it is not a corporation or bank
deciding how you spend your money, it is validated math and proven computer sci

The good news is
that federal government might be forced to offer loans, lines of credit and
checking accounts to the marijuana industries in order to keep tabs on them
because FDIC has no control over bitcoin.

POSaBIT must comply with federal and state laws;
customers must present a valid IDthat is scanned, encrypted and stored. To
avoid oney-laundering buyer can only buy one hundred and fifty worth of

The customer can now spend the digit
currenc the store, buying any marijuana product that is equivalent to their
bitcoin purchase or they can leave and use the cryptocurrency which collects
the transaction fee, sends the valued U.S dollars into Trove’s bank account.


Merchants getting into this business refuse
to risk providing an upscale environment and downsize from the layout of the
store, merchandising to inventory management all because of the high taxes they

tax code place a scale down looks into anyone getting in the cannabis business.

banks; there is no rent and employee expense deductible.

which is prohibited by federal law cannot utilize many tax
deductions and be flinded by any

which was passed by Congress since 1982 to businesses that
trafficked controlled substance,

must pay as much as seventy percent in taxes to the fèds.
This Section 280 E of the tax code,

being illegal on a federal level, medical marijuana
businesses must file taxes to the IRS and they

of business and paid an estimation of one hundred and
thirty-five million in taxes. Although,

2015, Colorado pulled in one billio ollars worth of marijuana within their
first year

have all rights to do so.

decides they want to enforce schedule I status Ofc 1K b’ o
matter what the state wants, they

needs to be taken out of Schedule I because whenever the federal government

is no reason to give researchers money to look into the
effects of cannabis.

government takes on
Schedule I is that Schedu e                emed
to have no medical value, so there

states that the
fèderal government wins in the a                 n
icting legislation. The federal

supreme clause contains something, which s known as the doctrine of emption,


federal laws disagree it is called the supremacy clause, which
is part of article VI of the

whole. The federal law over-rides the state law if a
conflict of interest is at hand; when state and

and federal that applies anywhere within the fifty states,
meaning it applies to the nation as a

vs. federal law, the state laws which applies only within that particular state

Trump statement after
signing the bill, have Tom Angell, the founder of Marijuana Majority, an
advocacy group, a bit wary and concerned that federal government can go after
the medical marijuana industry at any time if they choose to. Trum spoke on,
“Division B, section 537 the Department of Justice may not use any funds
to prevent implementation of medical marijuana laws by various States and
territories and that he will make sure the constitutional rights on this matter
be fulfilled”. Robert Capccchi. the director of fèdcral policies fk)t• the
Marijuana Policv Project stated that Congress is growing in confidences when it
comes to dispensaries state and recreational cannabis policies.

Although marijuana is
still illegal at a federal level, twenty-nine have become legalized on the
books; the amendment doesn’t extend to recreational marijuana, which is legal
in eight states.

Trump signed a
$1.1 trillion omnibus-spending bill that will keep the federal government
funded through September 30. The bill includes the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer
Amendment — which disallows the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement
Agency from prohibition measures against states that approved medical marijuana
consumption; the bill protects medical marijuana users and retailers from
federal interference. This amendment was implemented since 2014 and has been
renewed twice.

President Donald.

Committee blocked an amendment that
protects the Department of Justice against using federal money to enforce On
his first statement since office, Donald spoke on medical marijuana;

GOP legislators blocked the Rohravacher-Blumenauer Amendment; the House Rules

using federal funds to prosecute medical marijuana
businesses in states where it is legal.

Department of Health (Department)-approved
course, which cost $250; this bill does not approve registered patients,
smoking marijuana.

Physicians who prescribe marijuana must compete, a
four-hour New York State

this law automatically expires after seven years.

November 1 1, 2015,
Governor Cuomo sig d a bill allowing emergency access to medical marijuana. In
New York on January 7 , 2016, the medical marijuana program officially launched
eight dispensaries. The Department of Health in New York had 18 months to
fulfill regulations and register these dispensaries. These medical dispensaries
will be taxed 7% of sales:

money or licensing under federal law. Now,
when a registered patient test positive for marijuana in a drug test; employer
can’t penalize employee; however the employee must not possess, or be impaired
by marijuana on the employment premises or during working hours.

Employers cannot discriminate against registered patients
unless the employer would lose

State medical marijuana
laws allow registered qualified patients to obtain a written certificate from
their doctor stating that they were diagnosed with an incapacitating condition
and that they would most likely receive relief from marijuana. Registered
patients may obtain up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana in a 14-day period om a
nonprofit registered medical marijuana dispensary. Patients living 25 miles
away from the nearest center can cultivate up to 12 marijuana plants, but it
must be in an enclosed and locked facility.

Marijuana is classified
as a Schedule I controlled substances, and this is one of the reasons for
federal government current state of denial in not approving the use of medical
marijuana. Schedule I is categorized as the most dan er us illicit drugs, such
as heroin, lysergic acid diethyl amide (LSD), and ecstasy; this is based on the
1970 Controlled Substance Act.

patient 18 or older; this allows you to
apply for a medical cannabis card recommendation letter from your physician or
doctor of osteopathic medicine if it is agreed upon. Patients, who obtain a
medical cannabis card, can inhale, smoke, vaporize, orally ingest, in pills
form and sublingual (under the tongue) or oral mucosal (in the oral cavity)

and New York where it is legal. In Alaska, securing
permission to use this drug, one must be a

Medical marijuana can be obtained in states like Alaska,
California, Colorado, Vermont,

The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has not yet approved medical marijuana, but more and more
doctors are standing by this drug and their
beliefs in its purpose of helping others live a better quality of life. Some
stat •e California    s patients to grow up to twelve plants; others believe that
growing of medical cannabis should be in the responsible hands of
pharmaceutical companies. The revenue of passing the medical marijuana law has
the potential to raise a significant amount of income for any state.

These cannabis-healing
belongings in a high cannabidiol (CBD) stock, it stock levels of medical
terpenes, flavonoids, and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Marijuana is used to
treat mood disorders, degenerative neurological disorders, multiple sclerosis,
Parkinson’s disease, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), seizures, cancer,
and AIDS.

Medical marijuana is
the use of a whole, an unrefined marijuana plant, and its pure extract is used
to treat a disease or improve a symptom. Me cal marijuana plants must be
processed from a medicinal-grade cannabis plant, which has een carefully grown
without the use of fertilizers and toxic pesticides.