Pirates: Legal marijuana could generate up to CZK 1.8 billion in taxes

If the Czech Republic manages to start a regulated market together with the German one, it will mean huge opportunities for our economy in the area of ​​exports
Radio Prague (Czech Republic)
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

cannabis plastic bagLegalizing marijuana would bring the Czech state between CZK 650 million and CZK 1.8 billion in tax revenue, according to an analysis commissioned by the Pirate Party, which was presented on Wednesday. The study proposes various options for regulating the marijuana market, including mandatory registration of users. The register would make it possible to regulate the amount per month that can be purchased, or to check that the age of shoppers is over 18. It also aims to regulate the black market and restrict minors’ access to cannabis. The Pirate Party plans to present the study to its government coalition partners next week. (See also: The legalization of cannabis would bring in up to 1.8 billion, the Pirates claim)