Revolutionary Tax-reform Proposals That Could Be Considered By 2017

The cornerstone of Rand Paul’s tax reform is the institution of a truly flat tax. According to Paul’s proposal, the “Fair and Flat Tax,” released in mid-June, the government would tax all forms of income — wages, dividends, and capital gains — at a flat 14.5%. This would go for individuals, as... more →
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Medical Marijuana Bill Co-Sponsored By Alaska Rep. Young

The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act would reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I to Schedule II drug; end federal prosecution of medical marijuana in states where it is legal; allow banks to provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses that are operating legally under state law; and... more →
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Supporters Of Medical Marijuana In North Carolina Rally

Since 1996, when California became the first state to legalize medical cannabis, 22 other states have enacted such laws. Last week a bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky and Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, introduced a measure to make it easier for more states to do the same. Just... more →
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Senators To Unveil Bill That Will Legalize Pot Across U.S.

Senators Kristen Gillibrand, Cory Booker, and Rand Paul has come up with a bill that will lift federal ban on medical marijuana on Tuesday. The bill, which adheres to the unfortunate and by no means necessary rule that all attention-grabbing legislation must feature a tortured acronym, is called the Compassionate Access, Research... more →
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In Washington, Three Senators Unveil Medical Marijuana Bill

The bill would end the federal prohibition on medical marijuana and eliminate the ambiguity surrounding related state laws. It would untie the hands of veterans’ doctors when it comes to recommending the drug and bankers when it comes to providing business services to the industry. It would also facilitate very limited inter-state... more →
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