In January 2018, there will be a new 15% excise tax imposed by the state.
- In January of 2018 the state will impose an additional 15% Excise tax on all cannabis sales.
- Even patients with a California Patient ID card will need to pay this tax.
- However, the good news is that patients with a CA Patient ID card will still continue to be exempt from the standard 8.75% sales tax.
- Both recreational users and medical cannabis patients without a CA Patient ID card will pay the 15% excise tax, 8.75% sales tax, and the 10% Measure U tax