The state of Pennsylvania could be making over $580 million in taxes if the state legalize marijuana.
Auditor General Eugine DePasquale proposed that Pennsylvania legalizing marijuana could help the state budget and place a 35 percent tax on retail sales. The money would help lawmakers fund school, infrastructure and other programs.
Since the legalization of medical marijuana, Pennsylvania has register 28,000 medical users.
DePasquale based an assessment on about 800,000 residents that consume up to $2,000 worth of cannabis a year.
The legalization of marijuana is base on the decision of lawmakers to pass the law. The Governor of Pennsylvania Tom Wolf has supported the decriminalization of possession of small amount's of marijuana.
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