Marijuana

Marijuana Advocates Say Special Taxes Lawsuit Could Overturn All Pot Licensing Regs

In June, we told you about a lawsuit filed by attorney Rob Corry on behalf of a group called No Over Taxation. It contends that special taxes placed on marijuana sales are illegal and unconstitutional; see the complaint and more documents below.

Tomorrow, a hearing in the case is scheduled, and cannabis advocates encouraging attendance contend that should the suit be successful, it could spell the end for marijuana licensing and registration regulations statewide.

See also: Marijuana: Lawsuit claims special pot taxes are illegal and unconstitutional

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