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Opinion

CA cannabis: Tax hikes, but improved standardized testing

Marijuana, cannabis, flowering plant as medicinal medicine, grass in sunset sunlight

OPINION; California cannabis regulations are taking one step forward and two steps back. Two landmark – and at times polarizing – pieces of legislation for California’s cannabis market are currently making waves: The state is set to raise the cannabis cultivation tax while regulators have announced plans to standardize cannabis testing.

News

California’s marijuana market heads into a difficult 2022

Commercial marijuana being dried at a California facility. (Photo: Shutterstock)

With cannabis taxes to rise on Jan. 1 and a legitimate business landscape plagued by a thriving black market, California’s marijuana industry faces uncertainty. The tax hike — like others before it — stems from a state law requiring the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration to recalculate the cultivation tax rates once a year because of inflation.

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