Veterans Affairs paid out $44.5 million for medical marijuana expenses in the year before the government cracked down on soaring reimbursement costs — more than three times what it covered in the prior two years combined.
Should marijuana businesses pay tax on gross profits or net profits? It sounds like a silly question. Virtually every business in every country pays tax only on net profits, after expenses.
State legislators Wednesday sharply criticized the state agency overseeing Colorado's medical-marijuana industry for spending on patio furniture, $1,000 office chairs and a vehicle fleet it didn't need, all at a time it was struggling to fulfill its enforcement duties.