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-- you're paying marijuana in Washington State is of course legal easier bought.
During the campaign to legalize pot advocates promised it would bring.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in new tax revenue problem is.
Medical marijuana isn't taxed like the recreational stuff and some smokers are finding -- -- getting a prescription card.
Isn't all that hard causing some people to call for more regulation.
Stands for -- live in Seattle with a fair and balanced look I -- Hey hey Greg the issue is whether medical marijuana and now legal recreational pot can -- if only one is going to be heavily regulated and taxed.
The concern among state leaders is that because it has a huge price -- -- the medical pot industry will actually Grohl and undercut the new legal pot business.
It's a big deal the lawmakers because they've been touting that legalizing marijuana will bring in more than 500 million dollars in new tax revenue.
But now the State's -- -- is saying as long as medical marijuana is not tax.
Many will flock to the cheaper stuff and the tax -- will collect about half that.
Thought that there were going to be laws surrounding it and medical marijuana.
An avenue to sidestep the laws and regulations in the revenue.
And yes there is a pots are in Washington State that senator rivers and others support a 20% tax on medical pot which triggered.
A big protest at the capitol in Olympia.
The measure was nearly defeated the legislature but backers promised to bring it back next year when this new -- -- -- pot industry takes off.
People who use pot -- -- of medicine.
Argued that prescription drugs are not -- anywhere some say -- the price goes -- they'll be forced to cut way back.
Yet all of growing number lawmakers are calling the whole medical marijuana industry sham one of its leaders makes no.
Neither is medicine or it's not medicine but it can't be medicine and be task.
And right now medical patient how hard enough time affording.
Medication is an average of about ten dollars a -- And the State's liquor control board is holding hearings this week and is expected to come all of its final regulations.
Within a month break.
Dan Springer live in Seattle Dan thanks.
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