Legislative alert! Oppose the canopy tax

Legislative alert! Oppose the canopy tax

House Bill 2382 would allow certain counties to impose a tax of up to $1 per square foot on marijuana production.  This coming Monday, March 11th, there will be a hearing on the bill in the Revenue subcommittee of the House Economic Development Committee.

Such a tax would be onerous, if not ruinous for the local industry, and we must make sure that it doesn't pass.  But we should also recognize that bills such as this will be a regular occurrence unless producer counties are given the resources they need to deal with the expenses that adult use, medical, and unregistered production impose on them.

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