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Juneau marijuana board holds off on tax recommendation


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The City and Borough of Juneau Marijuana Committee is holding off on a decision to recommend an 8 percent tax on marijuana sales for Assembly consideration.

Committee members tabled the matter at a Thursday meeting after nearly recommending that the proposal move forward, The Juneau Empire reported.

Most of the committee members, including Debbie White, shared similar fears that taxing marijuana sales too high would increase prices and move people to the black market.

“I would really caution us against getting greedy on the taxes,’’ White said. “The people wh...

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