San Leandro's early projections that the cannabis industry would bring roughly $500,000 in new annual tax revenues have largely failed to materialize. One big reason is the inability of its three permitted cannabis dispensaries to actual open shop. Last January, the first of the three dispensaries went into operation near the Kaiser Permanente building. The … Continue reading San Leandro’s early cannabis tax revenues look promising, but there’s a push to lower the rate
San Leandro's cannabis industry has failed to gain a foothold nearly four years after approving its first medical cannabis dispensary. The first dispensary to open, actually the third permit given by the city, only opened earlier this year. Three years ago, voters gave the city permission to begin taxing cannabis sales and a schedule was … Continue reading San Leandro: Cannabis tax rate may stay put for another year
San Leandro dispensaries say medical cannabis-only sales put them at a serious economic disadvantage against adult use stores.
San Leandro city staff is also recommending an expiration date for its two unopened permitted dispensaries.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony set for Jan. 11.
When a report by a San Leandro oversight committee on new revenues from three recent tax-generating measures was released last week, there was a glaring zero next to Measure NN, the cannabis business tax approved by voters in 2016. A week before, during a council discussion on the possibility of the city's placing another tax … Continue reading San Leandro mayor voices displeasure with Harborside, accuses them of sitting on cannabis permit