BunkyBrewman: "It is imperative that city officials demonstrate they are not using the potential of a new revenue source to go on a shopping spree in order to backfill city budgets."[1.bp.blogspot.com image 320x257]
ski9600: MFAWG: So it's creating jobs?I seems like it would've created a lot of specialized jobs for people with Biology and other science degrees, but no they'll just tax the shiat out of it so everyone has to grow their own and the tax revenue won't support all of these inspectors/administrators so taxpayers lose again.
jjorsett: You know that fantasy you had that marijuana taxes would pay for things like...
Somaticasual: You know what, if that's the tradeoff needed to show the rest of the US that MJ should be a new industry, bring on the inspectors. Most industries have some sort of oversight, so it's only fair marijuana is held to the same level of agricultural standards.
Pray 4 Mojo: That's because the oil and gas companies self regulate.
vartian: "It is imperative that city officials demonstrate they are not using the potential of a new revenue source to go on a shopping spree in order to backfill city budgets."Why? Isn't this exactly why you would want a recreational, lucrative product that can sustain a very high tax rate? Pay for schools, roads, police...whatever, fill the coffers.
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