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Federal lawsuit: Can Washington tax marijuana?

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SEATTLE — A federal lawsuit is challenging Washington state’s authority to tax marijuana as long as marijuana remains illegal under federal law.

The case arises from the state’s attempt to collect sales taxes from a medical marijuana dispensary, but the lawyer who filed it late Thursday says it has implications for Washington’s ability to collect taxes under its scheme for the production and sale of recreational marijuana, too.

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