Tax cut for “wispy” buds in Alaska?

The tax on marijuana bud or “flower” in Alaska is $50 an ounce.  Regulators there are considering cutting the tax to $25 for “immature flower” that appears “loose” or “wispy.”


My reaction is:  No!  Please don’t! Unforced error!

 

“Loose” and “wispy”?  Who’s to say? Continue reading Tax cut for “wispy” buds in Alaska?

Reaction to Tax Policy Center’s article on cannabis taxes

I think most of today’s article on cannabis taxes by Renu Zaretsky of the Tax Policy Center is just right.  It’s at https://www.taxpolicycenter.org/taxvox/high-hopes-and-altered-states-choices-marijuana-and-tax-revenue-0.  Congratulations.

But as a first reaction, I have a few quibbles: Continue reading Reaction to Tax Policy Center’s article on cannabis taxes