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Pot sales pay for schools and road repairs, but Trump might take that away

Pot sales pay for schools and road repairs, but Trump might take that away

FEBRUARY 28, 2017 | ROB HOTAKAINEN

President Donald Trump’s plan to crack down on recreational marijuana could blow a hole in the budgets of states that have come to rely on new tax revenue from pot sales to pay for everything from road repairs to schools.

The Democratic governors of Washington state and Colorado, the first states that voted to legalize the drug for recreational purposes, in 2012, say their experiments have worked and that the federal government should not intervene.

Pot sales pay for schools and road repairs, but Trump might take that away





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