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February 12, 2015 at 8:27 AM

Liquor Control Board prohibits bundling of pot, paraphernalia

Bongs at a local headshop. (Photo by Ellen Banner / The Seattle Times) Closing a tax loophole Wednesday, the state Liquor Control Board prohibited conditional sales, or bundling of marijuana with paraphernalia. Unlike pot, which is subject to a steep state excise taxes, there are no special considerations for paraphernalia. By tying its sale to that of marijuana, pot…

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July 18, 2014 at 1:28 PM

10 days of pot sales earn state more than $318,000 in excise taxes

Washington state will add more than $318,000 to its coffers as a result of 10 days of legal retail marijuana sales, according to figures provided by the state’s Liquor Control Board. That number reflects $1.27 million in sales throughout the supply chain, including those from suppliers to retailers, but does not account for sales tax or business and…

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