Kansas City Legal Weed Tax 'Stacking' Unconstitutional Seyz Lawsuit

Dealers of the nation's new cash crop realize that the road to riches is also paved with lawsuits.

Here's the argument . . .

Two counties in the Kansas City area — Jackson and Cass — currently stack sales taxes after voters in April passed both county and municipal taxes, which are both 3% across all jurisdictions, on recreational marijuana sales.

The plaintiff, Robust Missouri Dispensary 3, operates in the city of Florissant, Missouri, which is located in northern St. Louis County.

In February 2023, the Missouri Department of Revenue issued a statement that clarified "based on constitutional language, a city and a county cannot 'stack' the additional up to 3% local tax on recreational marijuana sales," according to the lawsuit.

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