Legislation Would Grant Medical Marijuana Tax Break For Terminally Ill

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

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

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.