There hasn't been enough money to fund youth programs. But that could be changing.
Already, the state takes in more revenue in taxes and fees than it needs for operating costs.
California Democratic Assemblyman Rob Bonta's bill would cut excise taxes down to 11 percent and eliminate cultivation taxes through 2022.
Oklahoma patients pay one of the highest tax rates on medical cannabis in the country.
Legal weed won't pay to fix the subway on its own, but it would make an important and potentially transformative contribution.
Federal prohibition means virtually no access to basic financial services, forcing legal weed companies to pay their taxes in cash.
Ahead of the November polls, a pro-legalization group foresees a green future if voters decide to legalize cannabis.
For residents of the Garden State, lower taxes could be a point of interest in the question of legal recreational cannabis.
In its first year of taxing the medical marijuana industry, Montana raked in over a million dollars in revenue.
Why is California's tax revenue from legal marijuana not meeting expectations?