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Sacramento County officials vote against cannabis tax initiative

$25,000. ANDREA: THIS IS NEW TONIGHT, THE SACRAMENTO COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REJECTED A MOTION THAT COULD OPEN THE DOOR TO CANNABIS DISPENSATIONS IN NON-OK AREAS. THE BOARD VOTED A BILL THAT WOULD PUT THE ISSUE ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT. THREE MEMBERS VOTED FOR IT BUT NEED FOUR TO PASS. At this time, the ONLY CITIES THAT ALLOW MEDICAL BUSES ARE SACRAMENTO AND ISLETON. THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON SINCE 2016 RECREATIONAL USE WAS LEGALIZED. IF IT HAD BEEN APPROVED, I

Sacramento County officials vote against cannabis tax initiative


Sacramento County officials voted Tuesday night against a move that could have opened the door to more cannabis dispensaries in unincorporated areas. If passed, the initiative to tax cannabis and cannabis businesses would have been left to voters on the November ballot for the 2022 election. Four votes were required, but only three members of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted yes. Currently, the only cities in the county that allow dispensaries are Sacramento and Isleton, and that has been the case since 2016, when recreational use was legalized. If approved, officials estimated it would generate $9 million in cannabis taxes annually. Cannabis advocates said opening dispensaries outside city limits would make it more convenient for consumers, as well as promote the use of safer products.

Sacramento County officials voted down a move Tuesday night that could have opened the door to more cannabis dispensaries in unincorporated areas.

If passed, the initiative to tax cannabis and cannabis businesses would have been left to voters on the November ballot for the 2022 election. Four votes were needed, but only three members of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted yes.

Currently, the only cities in the county area that allow dispensaries are Sacramento and Isleton, and that has been the case since 2016, when recreational use was legalized.

If passed, officials estimated it would generate $9 million in cannabis taxes annually.

Cannabis advocates said opening dispensaries outside city limits would make it more convenient for consumers, as well as promote the use of safer products.

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