San Bruno pursues cannabis tax

  • A cannabis business tax is likely headed to San Bruno voters in the fall election, under direction from officials who are hopeful income from the budding industry could help stabilize a teetering budget.
  • The San Bruno City Council unanimously agreed during a meeting Tuesday, June 9, to move ahead with preparing a ballot measure for the November election.
  • Councilwoman Linda Mason, who ardently pushed with Councilman Marty Medina for floating the tax, advocated for allowing voters to determine whether San Bruno should welcome the cannabis industry.
  • For his part, Medina built his support for the tax around a belief that San Bruno should be examining all potential income sources.

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