OAKLAND, Calif. – Oakland residents overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to approve a first-of-its kind tax on medical marijuana sold at the city’s four cannabis dispensaries.Preliminary election results showed the measure passing with 80 percent of the vote, according to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters.The dispensary tax was one of four measures in a vote-by-mail special election aimed at raising money for the cash-strapped city. All four measures won, but Measure F had the highest level of support.
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It’s a start. Once they start taxing, they won’t want to give up the money…ever. Step 1; complete.
you think the retards would have realized what a powerful source of income it is. and really. it’s just fucking weed. there are about athousandmillionbajillion things that are more harmful out there, and most of them are legal
Alcohol, Pharmaceutical Drugs, Car Exhaust, Fast Food, Idiots Driving, Methamphetamine…
Another step in the right direction. The first step was Medical Marijuana. This is step 3 or so.
The Mexican Drug Cartels certainly aren’t helping things.