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Grover Norquist Gives Thumbs Up to Pot Taxes

• nationaljournal.com
 

Good news for Republicans who want to legalize marijuana: Taxing pot is A-OK with Grover Norquist, the keeper of the antitax pledge that hundreds of GOP lawmakers have signed.

Last month, Norquist joined Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., two of Congress's most outspoken drug-policy reformers, to push a plan that would allow marijuana-related businesses to write off their business expenses. The federal tax code considers state-approved dispensaries drug traffickers, even in the 20-plus states that have medical marijuana or full legalization. Norquist, Blumenauer, and Rohrabacher want to put an end to that.

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Comment by Powell Gammill
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I never saw a tax Grover didn't like.


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