Nick Cihlar of Bellingham, Wash., co-owner of Subdued Excitement, Inc., checks his plants at his marijuana growing company in nearby Ferndale, April 13, 2015. Like many in the marijuana industry, Cihlar wants to be able to deduct his business expenses such as payroll, rent and utilities from his federal taxes. Presently, it's not allowed because marijuana use is illegal under federal law.
Nick Cihlar of Bellingham, Wash., co-owner of Subdued Excitement, Inc., checks his plants at his marijuana growing company in nearby Ferndale, April 13, 2015. Like many in the marijuana industry, Cihlar wants to be able to deduct his business expenses such as payroll, rent and utilities from his federal taxes. Presently, it's not allowed because marijuana use is illegal under federal law. The Bellingham Herald
Nick Cihlar of Bellingham, Wash., co-owner of Subdued Excitement, Inc., checks his plants at his marijuana growing company in nearby Ferndale, April 13, 2015. Like many in the marijuana industry, Cihlar wants to be able to deduct his business expenses such as payroll, rent and utilities from his federal taxes. Presently, it's not allowed because marijuana use is illegal under federal law. The Bellingham Herald

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