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CAN (BC): Should Delta get a share of lucrative pot bucks?

Delta could become the marijuana growing capital of Canada but it’s not clear if it will get a fair share of the lucrative tax revenue to police what may be coming.

Canadian municipalities are demanding a share of the pot revenue to help cover costs associated with legalization.

In a letter from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Canada's cities are also asking the federal government to cover start-up costs of transitioning to a new regime.

It’s a concern recently conveyed by Mayor Lois Jackson, who said Delta has a long list of questions needing answers including who will cover the increased cost of policing and enforcement.

Read more at the Delta Optimist (Sandor Gyarmati)

Publication date: 11/17/2017

 


 

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