Tax professionals who assist licensed pot growers, product manufacturers and retailers in Colorado and Washington “will not be considered unethical [and] will not be targeted for audit,” the IRS advisory council said in a November 2014 statement.
A bipartisan trio of senators that includes a presidential candidate has introduced landmark marijuana legislation that would change decades-old federal law. The senate bill would make cannabis more available for medical use in states where some form of marijuana use is already legal, and allow veterans and researchers access to marijuana.
The growing acceptability of marijuana in America, from medical use in 19 states to outright legalization in four, has opened new doors for job seekers as the national economy bounces back from depression.
Slowly but surely, America’s long-standing prohibition of marijuana is going up in smoke. On Nov. 4, two more states – Oregon and Alaska – officially legalized the sale of pot for recreational use. Meanwhile, voters in Washington, D.C., voted to lift a sizeable portion of the criminal sanctions against the sale and distribution of marijuana, subject…