Andres Oppenheimer

May 7, 2014 6:16 PM

Andres Oppenheimer: Uruguay is wrong about not taxing pot

In Uruguay, you have to pay the equivalent of a luxury tax to buy bottled water, beer or cigarettes. But if you want to smoke a joint under the country’s new marijuana legalization law, critics say there’s good news for you — there won’t be any such tax on pot.

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About Andres Oppenheimer

Andres Oppenheimer

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Andres Oppenheimer is a syndicated columnist, and anchor of the TV Show "Oppenheimer Presenta." He is a member of the Miami Herald team that won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize.

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