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Taxing marijuana?





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Many people believe that marijuana should be legalized and taxed to provide additional revenue for the cash-strapped state of California. But what would justify taxing cannabis? A sin tax would imply that marijuana is harmful, and if medical marijuana is legalized for strictly medicinal purposes, it- like other drugs- could not be taxed. Larry asks listeners to weigh-in on whether legalized pot should be taxed and how a marijuana tax could be justified.