Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Mailing marijuana money gets OK from Alaska Tax Division, Postal Service

Mailing marijuana money gets OK from Alaska Tax Division, Postal Service

"... Spanos also noted that marijuana sales are illegal federally, and wrote that he wasn’t familiar with the U.S. Postal Service’s stance on mailing marijuana cash. “The state can’t be responsible for the cash until we receive it,” Spanos wrote. So can businesses legally use the Postal Service to mail marijuana money to the state? “Yes,” Postal Service Alaska District spokesperson Ernie Swanson replied in an email. That position differs from the Postal Service’s stance on mailing marijuana advertisements, which it says remains illegal under federal law ..."   

Reference: www.adn.com

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