Many leaders nationwide are looking for ways to help mitigate the economic harms that Covid-19 has brought upon us.  One industry claims it has an easy fix to shore up immense budget shortfalls: marijuana.
Tax revenue, Big Pot says, will flow almost endlessly. It’s an easy fix.
They must be smoking something.

"You do not legalize for taxation. It is a myth. You are not going to pave streets. You are
not going to be able to pay teachers. The big red herring is the whole thing that the tax
revenue will solve a bunch of crises. But it won't."
- Andrew Freedman, former Director of Marijuana Coordination, Colorado

Legalizing marijuana won't solve state budget shortfalls:


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