How do countries and states that have legalised cannabis manage to tax it ?
Cannabis is way more easy to mass produce than alcohol. How do they stop people from growing it in their own homes or sheds or whatever and selling it tax free?
- Anonymous2 months ago
They can't.that's the simple answer. They should burn down the houses that cultivate them !
- FoofaLv 72 months ago
California stands alone as the only state where legalizing recreational pot has resulted in an even bigger black market for it. This is because they set the tax rate inordinately high here. Apparently in other states they got it right and are reaping the benefits of tax revenue pouring in from this product.
- NosehairLv 73 months ago
In my weed friendly state, consumers can grow up to 4 plants per person. They can legally gift it to other adults but they are not allowed to legally sell it. There are people who break every law on the books and I'm sure some people break this law.
- BruceLv 73 months ago
It is not legal in my state, but it is in the neighboring state. They require a license and tax the dispensaries that legally grow and sell it. You are allowed to grow a small amount for personal use, but you can not sell it without a license.
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- David SLv 73 months ago
Alongside the commercial cannabis industry, some jurisdictions permit people to grow a limited amount for their own use. Most people will find it difficult to do successfully.
- SlickterpLv 73 months ago
The law prevents them from selling privately. They can still be fine and go to jail if caught.
- Anonymous3 months ago
Producing and selling goods without collecting tax is illegal. Those who violate tax laws are subject to fines and possible imprisonment.
I hope that helps.