Tag: taxes

Pot Taxes Are Coming To California

Despite last week’s defeat of Proposition 19 at the polls, new taxes on marijuana are coming to California.
As I write today in High Times online, California voters on election day by wide margins endorsed citywide medical marijuana tax ordinances in Albany, Berkeley, La Puente, Oakland, Rancho Cordova, Richmond, Sacramento, San Jose, and Stockton. You can […]

L.A. Times: Some Facts For The Drug Czar — Marijuana’s Social Costs Are Far Less Than Those Of Legal Intoxicants

Last week I posted a brief response to the Los Angeles Times commentary authored by Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske (along with five previous drug czars) condemning California’s Prop. 19.
Today the Los Angeles Times has posted my full rebuttal, which I’ve excerpted below.
Some marijuana tax revenue is better than none
via The Los Angeles Times
… Kerlikowske’s opposition […]