How will marijuana tax changes affect prices at the dispensary? It … – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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The Alaska marijuana industry’s push to update the state’s tax structure is gaining momentum, with most expecting a change to clear the Legislature next year. But just what a tax change will mean for prices at the weed store will depend.

At $50 per ounce of flower, Alaska’s tax on marijuana is among the highest in the nation. The tax regime was called “wildly uncompetitive” at a recent legislative hearing, and the analysis shows Alaska’s pot prices have stayed high while prices have fallen precipitously in other states.

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