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Questions raised about marijuana revenues for education

Complex funding formula causes confusion
Posted at 5:15 PM, Jun 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-21 16:56:26-05

As soon as the story about the budget cuts went online, parents wanted to know where the marijuana tax money went.

It's a simple question but there isn't a simple answer. After a day of digging and talking to five different government agencies, it looks like it all boils down to two different taxes, two funds and how the legislature allows education dollars to be spent.

To help clarify how money will get to classrooms, the Nevada Board of Education provided this information: 

MarijuanaRevFactSheetJan18_2 by K on Scribd

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