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Gov. Newsom’s much-needed call to simplify marijuana taxes and regulations

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new budget summary proposes much-needed efforts to “improve access to licensing and simplify regulatory oversight of commercial cannabis activity” and “simplify tax administration for cannabis.” The onerous red tape and costs of California’s marijuana regulations and taxes have hampered the development of the state’s legal marijuana market,... read more →
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California gov moves to simplify cannabis regulatory, tax systems

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration on Friday announced plans to simplify the state’s cannabis regulatory and tax systems, which have been blamed for enabling an illicit market to continue to thrive. The proposed changes, which will be in Newsom’s state budget proposal, come in the wake of recommendations by an... read more →
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United Cannabis Business Association Statement in Response to LAO Report

Sacramento, CA – The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), today released a report “How High? Adjusting California’s Cannabis Taxes” detailing recommendations around taxation in California’s legal cannabis industry. The LAO’s report follows last week’s announcement from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) of additional increases in excise and... read more →