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— Cannabis Business Tax —


City of Santa Clara
Measure M - Majority Approval Required

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Election Results


25,613 votes yes (76.68%)

7,789 votes no (23.32%)

  • 100% of precincts reporting (55/55).
  • 35,788 ballots counted.

To maintain fiscal stability/essential city services, including rapid 911 emergency response times; preventing cuts to police officers/firefighters; repairing streets/potholes; maintaining library/youth/senior services, shall an ordinance be adopted establishing a tax on commercial cannabis up to 10% of gross receipts and up to $25 per square foot for cultivation, generating approximately $2,200,000 annually until ended by voters, with annual independent audits, and all funds used locally?
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