Cannabis Measure K, Allow Recreational Use

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County of Kern Cannabis Measure K – Majority

Shall county adopt the ordinance proposed by initiative petition and known as Kern Regulation and Taxation of Cannabis Act of 2018 to allow and regulate commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis retailing, testing, cultivation, processing, packaging, and distribution in the unincorporated area, subject to State licensing requirements; impose permit fees on cannabis businesses; allow no more than 35 dispensary permits; and levy perpetual %5 annual tax on the gross receipts of dispensaries. [Fiscal impact unknown]


  • A yes vote is a vote in favor of a citizen initiative to allow, regulate, and tax both medical and adult-use (or recreational) marijuana, with a tax rate of 5 percent of gross receipts.

  • A no vote is a vote against a citizen initiative to allow, regulate, and tax both medical and adult-use (or recreational) marijuana, with a tax rate of 5 percent of gross receipts.


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