Pictured: In this Nov. 20, 2017, file photo, Josh Hovey, spokesman for the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, speaks at a news conference in Lansing, Mich.
ㅤô¿ô …Give me a break. The Dems are smiling because they’ll have another huge sin tax to finance their socialism.
ㅤIf weed goes the way of booze, then people will avoid the tax by purchasing huge quantities of weed from Mexicans. The difference being that Mexicans will be able to illegally live in the United States, illegally grow weed in their back yard and start a lucrative home business which will be equivalent to selling contraband.
ㅤThe more the government raises taxes on legal marijuana, the more the Mexicans will charge for illegal marijuana. When only the wealthy can afford marijuana, the rest of the users will turn to hard drugs.ㅤㅤㅤ
Full story at The Washington Times, image from washingtontimes(.com) – 7/29/18. See “marijuana.”ㅤHomeㅤ
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ㅤ”Sessions on Thursday rescinded the so-called Cole memorandum, which deprioritized federal marijuana laws and was seen as a move that allowed some states to legalize the drug.”
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ㅤ”‘This return to the rule of law is also a return of trust and local control to federal prosecutors who know where and how to deploy Justice Department resources most effectively to reduce violent crime, stem the tide of the drug crisis, and dismantle criminal gangs,’ a statement from the department reads.”
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ㅤ”The Justice Department on Thursday afternoon released a memo announcing that the so-called Cole memo — which ordered U.S. attorneys in states where marijuana has been legalized to deprioritize prosecution of marijuana-related cases — would be rescinded effective immediately.”
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ㅤô¿ô …Anything that drives up the price of marijuana is fuel for the opioid overdose epidemic. Stupid is as stupid does.
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Story at The Washington Examiner, notes at the DC Drain, image from huffpost(.com).
ㅤHolder is a dumb ass. Common sense says that increasing demand for weed will make weed more and more expensive. Kids will increase their use of cheaper, poisonous alternatives like Mexican mud (heroin).
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