Kansas City Weed Tax Coming Soon

Stoner celebration should be muted given that the government wants a cut on the action. 

On the bright side . . . This should help street dealers keep costs down for their scumbag customers.

Here's a peek . . .

The extra three-percent on top of Missouri's six-percent sales tax on recreational marijuana would put money back into neighborhoods though the city's neighborhood services division.

That means more money for code enforcement officers and public works crews.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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