cannabis tax

Pennsylvania: The Financial Waste of Illegal Marijuana

Pennsylvania: The Financial Waste of Illegal Marijuana

Since Colorado legalized marijuana, we’ve seen numerous stories about the windfall of tax revenue reaped by the state, money that is being used for education and social services. What we’ve heard less about is the windfall reaped by the taxpayers of Colorado no longer funding law enforcement efforts to interdict marijuana sales. Consider the case […]

Court Upholds Colorado Cannabis Tax in Self-Incrimination Suit

Court Upholds Colorado Cannabis Tax in Self-Incrimination Suit

On Friday, Ladybud covered the story of Attorney Robert J. Corry, Jr, who was arguing in a preliminary injunction hearing in Denver’s District Court against the state’s tax on cannabis sales and cannabis businesses. The basis of the lawsuit is the Fifth Amendment, specifically the right against self-incrimination. The attorney argued that paying those taxes […]

Colorado Marijuana Tax Fifth Amendment Hearing in Denver Today

Colorado Marijuana Tax Fifth Amendment Hearing in Denver Today

There will be a preliminary injunction hearing in Denver District Court on Friday in a lawsuit brought by marijuana civil rights activists seeking to protect their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Plaintiffs will argue in front of The Honorable Judge John Madden IV that payment of marijuana taxes violates a citizen’s Fifth Amendment right against […]