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Ambiguities about sales taxes in the constitutional amendment legalizing recreational marijuana have led to disputes between counties and cities. In some Missouri cities, recreational marijuana customers face up to 20% in state and local sales taxes.  Dispensaries are taking legal action against the stacking of taxes, citing potential “irreparable harm.”

A little sales tax on the buds or gummies you buy at the neighborhood cannabis dispensary is one thing.

But another tax? And another?

Various state and local sales taxes lumped onto your recreational marijuana purchase can add upwards of 20% to the cost of legalized Missouri weed.

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