New York’s Marijuana Worries

With New Jersey legalizing recreational marijuana, New York State is worried that it will get marijuana tax revenue from New York pot buyers.

Negative Externalities: The Downside of Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt may not be entirely good for us. When firms like Chobani make Greek yogurt in New York State, they use 3 or 4 ounces of milk to get an ounce of creamy yogurt. Once they have the yogurt,…

Guns or Yogurt?

It appears that the New York State legislature will soon experience a clash between gun producers and gun control advocates. These quotes sum it all up: A Remington employee: “In my eyes, Remington goes away, Ilion goes away.” A gun control…

Sales Tax Decisions

A buttered bagel is a sandwich but not an unsliced bagel–unless you eat it in the store. Subject to the New York State sandwich tax, so too are burritos, wraps, BLTs and buttered rolls.  Plan to buy fudge? You will…