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Idaho struggles to stop pot flow

You do not have to look hard to see the big money legal marijuana brings in. Oregon collected $25 million in 2016 pot revenue. Washington’s marijuana sales have passed $1 billion and Spokane County residents spent more money on marijuana than on wine, bread or milk. But, while Oregon and Washington see tax revenue pour in from recreation pot sales, their neighbor to the east is struggling to keep up/Mark Hanrahan, KREM 2. More here.

Question: Are we wasting resources stopping marijuana transportation to states where it is legal?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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