Marijuana Economic Stimulus Gains Momentum

2 Apr


I have made the argument a few times now that pot should be legalized and taxed as means to balance the various state and federal budgets.  Uncle Sam can ony increase the tax on tobacco so many times, but a 10% dope tax in California would raise $1.4 billion dollars a year.  The sales tax revenue from pot is also in addtion to the billions of dollars of newly taxable income of the 1000s of growers, field workers, and pruners that haven’t reported a dime in decades.  Seriously folks … let’s save the money spent on fighting a pointless battle against potheads and start exploiting them to end this economic crisis.

Full story @ Time

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