• A marijuana tax could help fix New York's crumbling subway system

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    New York City's subway system has been in a " state of emergency" for more than a year now, as Gov. Cuomo once described.
    The state estimates it needs $4 billion to fully modernize the system and replace century-old technologies still in place.
    Some officials have touted the idea of a cannabis tax to pay for subway repairs, the New York Times reported Wednesday.
    To fund costly repairs to the rapidly crumbling subway system , some New York state and city leaders are talking about legalizing recreational marijuana to collect sales tax that would be dedicated to the transit agency, The New...
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