Follow one gram… along… twisted path from seed to sale
Occam’s razor tells us that the actual answer is usually the simplest one and that is they likely just got too greedy at all of our expense.
[A naturally-occurring psychoactive example related to psilocybin mushrooms, is cannabis]; when you add it all up, our sample gram of cannabis will be taxed up to 45% of the original price. Leafly reports that the average wholesale price for our sample gram of Cali bud is now $2.43 If those numbers are correct, the average retail markup is over 400% on our gram of cannabis from when it is harvested to when it is sold to the consumer.
Original Article (Beardbrospharma):
Taxed to death: follow one gram of weed along California’s twisted path from seed to sale
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