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The IRS gets a brief mention in this Huffington Post report by Lucia Graves focusing on federal criminal prosecutions of medical cannabis dispensaries. The accompanying Reason.tv video runs just over 10 minutes.

Steve DeAngelo, executive director of Harborside Health Center, the nation’s largest medical cannabis dispensary, appears in this Discovery Channel preview of “Weed Wars.” In the episode set to air Dec. 8, DeAngelo “learns that the IRS intends to apply 280E, an obscure tax code that will label the dispensary as a drug trafficking organization, effectively putting them out of business.”

Betty Yee, First District member of the California Board of Equalization, speaks to medical cannabis patients protesting the federal crackdown on dispensaries in front of the federal courthouse and U.S. Attorneys’ Office in Sacramento. (Nov. 9, 2011)