Arkansas Governor opposes extra taxes on medical marijuana

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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says fees and taxes on the state’s medical marijuana program should pay for its regulation, and that he doesn’t want lawmakers to eye the new program as a way to raise money for tax cuts or other budget needs.

Hutchinson said Wednesday he doesn’t want the state to go into a budget hole with its launch of the medical marijuana program voters approved in November. He said he wouldn’t support imposing additional taxes on the drug as a way to raise money for other needs.

 

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