Marijuana Industry Lobbies Congress On Taxes

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“We are asking to be taxed. We are one of the only industries in this country coming to D.C. asking, ‘Tax us, but tax us fairly,'” Aaron Smith, director of the National Cannabis Industry Association, told reporters on Capitol Hill Wednesday. “As states have moved away from the old paradigm of prohibition and into regulation of medical cannabis and adult use in the cases of Colorado and Washington, the ball is in Congress’ court to change the state and federal conflict.”

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