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Sources / Learn More:
Nevada Statement of Emergency
https://tax.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/taxnvgov/Content/FAQs/Statement%20of%20Emergency%20and%20Regulation%20regarding%20Marijuana%20Distribution.pdf

Dutch Drug Policy
Amsterdam Drug Laws: https://www.iamsterdam.com/en/our-network/media-centre/city-hall/dossier-coffeeshops/general-information
National Drug Laws: https://www.government.nl/topics/drugs/toleration-policy-regarding-soft-drugs-and-coffee-shops

Colorado Tax Revenue
Total Tax Revenue: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/revenue/colorado-marijuana-tax-data
Departmental Appropriations: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-GHuI9KBfjVQ0h4U2dOMGxZYWc/view
Building Excellent School Today (BEST) Fund: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/16-04%20Distribution%20of%20Marijuana%20Tax%20Revenue%20Updated_2.pdf

ACLU report “The War on Marijuana in Black and White”: https://www.aclu.org/report/report-war-marijuana-black-and-white

Marijuana Industry Employment Estimates:
https://mjbizdaily.com/chart-cannabis-industry-employs-165000-plus-workers/

Coal Mining Industry Employment, June 2017:
https://data.bls.gov/timeseries/CES1021210001

Americans’ Views on Legalizing Marijuana (Gallup, Oct. 2016): http://www.gallup.com/poll/196550/support-legal-marijuana.aspx

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Remarks on Marijuana:
Speaking to the National Association of Attorneys General, February 28, 2017: https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4658804/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-dubious-marijuana-legalization-efforts

Remarks Before Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement, March 15, 2017 https://www.justice.gov/opa/speech/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-delivers-remarks-efforts-combat-violent-crime-and-restore

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Hearing, April 5 2016 http://www.drugcaucus.senate.gov/content/department-justice-adequately-protecting-public-impact-state-recreational-marijuana

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News Today USA| Las Vegas dispensaries prepare for July 1 recreational marijuana sales launch



Despite uncertainty about whether recreational marijuana sales were going to start July 1, dispensaries are going full puff ahead around Nevada.
The date also happens to be at the beginning of a busy Fourth of July weekend in Las Vegas.

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