Rand Paul set to raise money from marijuana industry

By Sam Youngman [email protected] 26, 2015 Updated 2 hours ago U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is looking for big green from the marijuana industry. Paul, Kentucky's junior senator and a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, is scheduled to attend a fundraising reception next week at the National Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in Denver. …

Old mining town turns to marijuana after prison, factory close

  WALSENBURG, Colo. – A developer's plan to build hundreds of cannabis greenhouses could make this tiny southern Colorado town one of the nation's largest producers of legal marijuana. The town sold 330 acres of municipal land for more than $1 million to create a campus for growing, processing and distribution, with the marijuana to …

Marijuana Taxes Are Upheld, But Paying Them Could Incriminate You

Remember Lois Lerner? She’s the IRS Exempt Organizations Chief whose emails disappeared but whose texts revealed bias against conservative groups. She has refused to testify multiple times claiming protection under the Fifth Amendment. The right not to incriminate yourself runs deep in our Constitution. Even so, a Colorado tax on marijuana has been upheld by …