Washington State: Standardized Tax Rates for all Marijuana |Quicklink submitted by Don Smith Permalink
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|Two leading House Democrats introduced legislation today that would standardize tax rates for all sales of marijuana.
Sponsored by Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Ross Hunter (D-48) and House Finance Committee Chair Reuven Carlyle (D-36), HB 1789 would create a consistent regulatory scheme for marijuana transactions.
"A responsible regulatory system requires that we have consistent, transparent oversight and tracking mechanisms, and that taxes be applied evenly," said Rep. Hunter, "or we will create a lucrative black market."
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