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'Crack Tax' Nets $2m

A USA ‘crack tax’ has brought in almost $2 million for the state of Tennessee in its first year. reports that the state’s unauthorized substances tax - dubbed the ‘crack tax’ - requires drug dealers to pay taxes anonymously within 48 hours of acquiring an unauthorized substance to receive a special stamp. If police catch a suspected drug dealer without the stamps, the dealer faces prosecution for tax evasion as well as drug dealing.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Ruth Mitchell .

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