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Jbird
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie

Copy that G!!!


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junkfunky
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
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Yeah I get that, But the tax will prolly be close to what it is on a pack of smokes. I would assume it will be at worst even on price pre versus post taxing.


For good mj, a joint the size of a cigarette would cost at least $15. Assuming it will be sold loose, the manufacturing costs will be less than tobacco so the retail price could be cheaper than tobacco. I'm thinking mj could be taxed several times as much as tobacco and people wouldn't bat an eye as long as they aren't paying more than they were illegally.


Jbird
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
I kind of figured that would be the threshold, don't need anyone feeling pain at the pump type of thing!


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DEANintheYAY
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
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I think the weed is a little cheaper here. How's the quality? We keep winning the cup here.


Much of it comes from Mendocino, so its pretty legit. Peep my main spot SPARC


Dr RC
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Dallas
Member since Aug 2011
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
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I wonder how pissed the weed bubbas will get.


unless they make it illegal to grow your own while making it legal to buy, not very


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G Love
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Denver, CO.
Member since Jan 2011
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
Place looks nice. Smoke is definitely cheaper here.


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LSUintheNW
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
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if the potheads want legal weed its going to be taxed. this shouldn't be a surprise to anyone


It isn't a surprise, in fact it's what we've been asking them to do for YEARS. I'm ready to pay taxes, it'll still end up the same price or cheaper. No skin off our noses.

I pay 25-30 an 1/8 from a grower. Ounce is 150.


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TrueTiger
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
Unions want a bigger piece too.

I'm sure they will only be a positive influence in whole
legalization process.



quote:

By joining a union, marijuana workers could have more sway in pressing for higher pay and benefits such as healthcare.



LINK - Unions & Pot


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KeyserSoze999
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Member since Dec 2009
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
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Where do you live? $35 for TOP SHELF 1/8?? Either your math is off or your stuff isn't TOP shelf.


the free market has brought the price down. Ironically most of the sellers are on Federal blvd. My place has $40 and $35 eighths but I get a 5 dolla discount and a 1 freeby a month although I'm trying to quit. All the young ladies that smoke off my pipe seem to be satisfied.


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Ace Midnight
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
Umm, pie.


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Jim Rockford
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Member since May 2011
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
Interesting that even the antis are moving from a law enforcement model to a treatment model. This is a step in the right direction.


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Wild Thang
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Member since Jun 2009
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
Just tax weed like cigs and beer. Huge money could be made. Save money from court and jail time. Easy solution.


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Nuts4LSU
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Washington, DC
Member since Oct 2003
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re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
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Sabet said. "The marijuana problem we have is a problem of addiction among kids,

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so he's a moron great


You mean this wasn't enough to tip you off...?

quote:

Kevin Sabet, a former White House drug policy adviser


Which White House's drug policy has been anything other than moronic?
This post was edited on 2/6 at 11:58 pm


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LSUtiger17
Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2009
2776 posts

re: good news on the weed front, the feds want a bigger piece of pie
How could the national government tax something that it recognizes as illegal and still prosecutes people for possessing? frick that, if they're going to tax it(and not just states or counties), legalize it.


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