Tennessee Senator Files Bill to Allow Sale and Taxation of Marijuana

Tennessee Senator Files Bill to Allow Sale and Taxation of Marijuana

Legal pot in the land of Rocky Top?  That’s what one Tennessee lawmaker is aiming to achieve in this year’s legislative session. State Sen. Raumesh Akbari filed legislation on Friday to permit the sale of marijuana. The bill calls for the new law to effect on July 1, which would bring Tennessee in line with 11 other states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Akbari, a Memphis Democrat, said the new law would be both an economic boon and a victory for justice in the state. “This legislation makes criminal justice more fair, creates thousands of Tennessee jobs, and invests real…

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