Proposed Tax Increase Could Impact Idahoan’s “Ontario Habits”
Proposed legislation in the State of Oregon could have those who partake in the marijuana looking at higher prices when they make purchases in Oregon dispensaries. For the past seven years, folks have been able to buy marijuana LEGALLY in the State of Oregon and the amount of revenue that the State of Oregon has made off of the taxes has been surreal.
Per capita, Ontario, Oregon is actually the state's leader in sales. Many believe that Idahoans are to thank for the large sales figures.
By the way, after seeing how much money that "little 'ol Ontario" saw from Marijuana sales, many in Idaho think that it could be beneficial to the Gem State, too..
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So what does this new legislation suggest and what could it mean for Oregonians and Idahoans alike--if they really are going across the state border? If passed, it could mean significantly higher prices.
If one were to purchase marijuana in Ontario or anywhere in Oregon today--they would be paying a 3% tax and one representative behind the bill says that compared to other states with legalization--that's extremely low.
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With Oregon legislators crediting Idaho for the major sales in Ontario, they can't help but see the benefit of more tax money, which would pay for road improvements--they say Idahoans are the ones wearing these roads down!
It comes down to local voters who would need to vote on a tax increase--but the proposed new tax rate of 10% would be significantly higher.
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