Why Heavy Cannabis Taxation is Essentially Stealth Prohibition

As it turns out, heavy taxation has become the new, more cunning form of prohibition. Rather than eradicating the black market, excessive taxes have breathed life into it, allowing it to persist and thrive in the shadows. This is the cautionary tale of how even the most well-intentioned efforts to bring about change can be subverted by the stealthy persistence of prohibition’s sinister grasp.