Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Editor: Douglas A. Berman
Moritz College of Law

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

"Solving the Cannabis Tax Puzzle: Approaches for an Emergent Industry"

50cc0d18-1205-438e-bb42-b08f8e390214The title of this post is the title of this exciting event taking place online two weeks from today put on by the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center and The Center for New Revenue.  As detailed at this registration page, the event will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 from Noon - 1:30pm. Here are the basics with the list of confirmed speakers:

States that legalize adult-use cannabis face many decisions as they set up a regulatory structure for the new industry.  As all states impose excise taxes on recreational cannabis, the questions of how much to tax and how to tax come into focus.

Join the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center and the Center for New Revenue for a panel that will explore the evolving theory and practice of cannabis tax policy.  Panelists will delve into a range of issues including the choice of an effective tax base (weight of flower and trim, THC amount, percentage of price) and the appropriate tax burden.

Panelists

Ulrik Boesen, senior policy analyst, Tax Foundation

Hilary Bricken, attorney, Harris & Bricken

Benjamin Leff, professor, American University Law School

Pat Oglesby, founder, The Center for New Revenue

Moderator

Shaleen Title, distinguished cannabis policy practitioner in residence, Drug Enforcement and Policy Center

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