Legislation Would Grant Medical Marijuana Tax Break For Terminally Ill

Whether you like marijuana or hate it, the premise behind House Bill 321 is that there are sick people who need it as medicine.

CALIFORNIA:  A bill (AB 821) introduced in the Assembly aims to grant a tax break for medical marijuana sold to patients with terminal illnesses, the Sacramento Bee‘s “Capitol Alert” reports (White, “Capitol Alert,” Sacramento Bee, 3/2). AB 821, by Assembly member Mike Gipson (D-Carson), would create a tax exemption for the medical marijuana that is purchased, stored Read the full article…

Marijuana Farmers Lose Seattle Tax Exemption

Marijuana farmers will no longer be able to take the agricultural exemption from the Business and Occupation tax.

WASHINGTON:  The Seattle City Council moved to close a tax loophole that benefits the pot growing business Monday, but it left the loophole alone for all other farmers. Councilmember Nick Licata said that Medical Marijuana Dispensaries are already paying a business tax, giving the city more than $100,000 a year. And he believes marijuana farmers Read the full article…

Washington Proposes Medical Marijuana Registry, Tax Exemption

I-502 applicants at WSLCB Workshop in Seattle,WA.

WASHINGTON: Medical marijuana patients in Washington would have to register with the state if they don’t want to pay pot taxes. That’s just one recommendation issued Monday for sweeping changes to the state’s largely unregulated medical pot industry.