I WANT TO PAY MY FAIR SHARE OF TAXES!!!
Yes, there are ads running in California that state just that and with California on the brink of shutting down fiscally, the state may just look at this.
A pro-marijuana group is launching another television bid to legalize pot in California — this time with the pitch that legalizing and taxing the drug could help solve the state's massive budget deficit.
The 30-second spot, paid for by the Marijuana Policy Project, features a retired 58-year-old state worker who says state leaders "are ignoring millions of Californians who want to pay taxes."
"We're marijuana consumers," says Nadene Herndon of Fair Oaks, who says she began using marijuana after suffering multiple strokes three years ago. "Instead of being treated like criminals for using a substance safer than alcohol, we want to pay our fair share." read more here....
If we pay taxes on cigarettes, alcohol and it is substantial, the next best logical thing to tax is marijuana.