thedailybeast: “How prohibitionists and nanny staters are trying to keep marijuana illegal—or at least inconvenient. In 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington passed full-on, no-hemming-or-hawing pot legalization by large majorities. Lawmakers in each state have spent the better part of the past year figuring out how to tax and regulate their nascent commercial pot industries . . . . Unfortunately, it’s starting to look like both states are going to treat pot in a manner similar to alcohol during Prohibition. Not only are pot taxes likely to be sky high, various sorts of restrictions on pot shops may well make it easier to buy, sell, and use black-market marijuana rather than the legal variety.
Pot’s Black Market Backlash
By On the Net|2013-11-15T19:26:34-07:00November 15th, 2013|Colorado News, Stories & Articles, Tax Issues|Comments Off on Pot’s Black Market Backlash
About the Author: On the Net
The author of this article is Richard Keyt, an Arizona business law attorney who is the creator of this Arizona medical marijuana law website. Connect with Richard at 480-664-7478 or on Google+