Public comments opened for marijuana excise tax special election

MISSOULA COUNTY - The Missoula Board of County Commissioners held a presentation and accepted comments regarding a special election in November over a local-option marijuana excise tax during a public meeting Thursday, July 1. The discussion regarding the ballot’s language will continue at their July 15 meeting.

In November the state of Montana voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. In his presentation, Chris Lounsbury, Missoula County Chief Administrative Officer, said that as part of the legislative process, Montana House Bill 701 was passed allowing the operation of marijuana bus...


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