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Why California’s Financial Pain Will Lead To A Legal Tax On Marijuana

by | 22nd, September 2010

CALIFORNIA is bust. There’s no money . Bruce Bartlett  looks at what the financial state of affairs means for marijuana prohibition:

During the 1890s and the early part of the 20th century, there was a powerful national campaign to abolish smoking that was no less intense than the drive for Prohibition. A key reason the campaign ultimately fizzled out in the 1920s was the government’s need for tobacco tax revenues, especially after alcohol tax revenues dried up. The

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