Phoenix New Times:  “Medical-marijuana businesses in Maricopa County haven’t been paying as much in property tax as they could.  County Assessor Paul Petersen wants to change that.  Over the next few years, his plan to start enforcing business personal property tax on dispensaries and cultivation facilities is expected to yield millions of dollars in new revenue for county schools and community colleges.”

See also “Maricopa County taxman to medical-marijuana businesses: Pay up or else.”