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A vendor weighs buds for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, or Independence Day, in Los Angeles, California on July 4, 2014 where organizer's of the 3-day event plan to showcase high quality cannabis from growers and vendors throughout the state. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

High Time For a Medical Marijuana Tax? Former GOP State Senator Thinks So

A former tax-fighting Republican state senator now thinks it’s time to slap an excise tax on sales of medical marijuana.

08/13/2015

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California Gas Tax To Rise 3.5 Cents Per Gallon In July

California regulators have ordered a 3 1/2 cent gas tax hike to take effect this summer.

02/28/2013

Cyber Monday

Calif. Officials Remind ‘Cyber Monday’ Shoppers To Pay State Taxes

The California State Board of Equalization issued a reminder Monday that people who buy products from websites both within and outside the state must pay sales taxes, even if they are not charged at the time of sale.

11/26/2012

Walmart Worker (2007)

Walmart Faces Scrutiny Over New California Sales Tax Law

The state Board of Equalization is investigating whether the retail giant’s website will face the same law that other online retailers are facing in terms of collecting a sales tax for items sold.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/30/2011

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Phil Matier: Republicans Angered Over Proposed Redistricting Maps

The independent commission set up to redraw the boundaries of California’s legislative, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts, is putting the finishing touches on those new maps.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/26/2011