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Courts may just say no to drug tax

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Nearly two dozen states have enacted laws requiring drug dealers and users to pay a tax on their illicit substances. But, slowly, the courts are finding these laws unconstitutional, and the latest case, in Tennessee, could spell the beginning of the end for the “crack tax.” ***PHOTO INTENDED FOR WEB USE DUE TO SMALL SIZE: 238 pixels x 218 pixels, NO HI-REZ AVAILABLE***