election-2016

Election Night – November 8, 2016

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The November 8, 2016 election results have come in and the landscape of cannabis and marijuana has changed in Monterey County, and even, California.


For Monterey County and incorporated cities specifically…
Check out other new laws in Monterey County and incorporated cities within.

Monterey County

185/195 94.87%

Vote – Count – Percent
Yes – 46,260 – 75.20%
No – 15,256 – 24.80%
Total – 61,516 – 100.00%

—$25 per square foot tax on marijuana cultivators
—$5 per square foot tax on marijuana nurseries
—10% tax on gross receipts of marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas of the county


King City

5/5 100.00%

Vote – Count – Percent
Yes – 641 – 80.53%
No – 155 – 19.47%
Total – 796 – 100.00%

—$25/sqft annual tax on the first 5,000 square feet
—$10 per square foot thereafter on cultivators
—$5 per square foot tax on nurseries
—$30,000 annual fee for testing and manufacturing facilities

Gonzales

2/2 100.00%

Vote – Count – Percent
Yes – 480 – 73.85%
No – 170 – 26.15%
Total – 650 – 100.00%

—$25/sqft tax on marijuana cultivators
—15% on the annual gross receipts of manufacturers

Greenfield

2/3 66.67%

Vote – Count – Percent
Yes – 567 – 65.63%
No – 297 – 34.38%
Total – 864 – 100.00%

—$25/sqft tax on marijuana cultivators
—10% on the annual gross receipts of other marijuana activities

Salinas

46/50 92.00%

Vote – Count – Percent
Yes – 12,280 – 74.36%
No – 4,234 – 25.64%
Total – 16,514 – 100.00%

—$25/sqft tax on marijuana cultivators
—10% on the annual gross receipts of dispensaries, manufacturers, and delivery operations


For California statewide…
Check out the Prop 64 results

California

Featured highlights of Prop 64 (Adult Use Marijuana Act)

  • Connector.

    21+ can possess, transport and buy marijuana for recreational purposes

    Californians who are 21 and older to possess, transport and buy up to 28.5 grams of marijuana and to use it for recreational purposes

  • Connector.

    6 plants for personal use

    Allow adults to grow as many as six plants for personal use

  • Connector.

    15% excise tax

    Allows retail sales of marijuana by licensed shops and imposes a 15% excise tax

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