The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi69° Isolated Showers

Tonight

Lo44° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi66° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo48° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi67° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo43° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi66° Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo46° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi66° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo46° Partly Cloudy

Federal lawsuit: Can Washington tax marijuana?

Send to Kindle
Print This

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.

Douglas Hiatt is representing the dispensary operator, who is simultaneously being prosecuted…

View my options or Sign in

 

Look!

We've got special online subscription rates for you.
Get 24-hour access to wenatcheeworld.com AND the Digital Edition. Just $12 for twelve weeks, introductory price. Offer only good until October 31.
SUBSCRIBE NOW
Wenatchee World subscribers:
Digital access is included with your subscription.
Subscriber login