Legislation in Washington State to enable certified healthcare marijuana sufferers to acquire their medicine tax free of charge has been passed by the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee.
Senate Bill 5234 was filed by Senator Karen Keiser (D) along with a bipartisan group of 3 other lawmakers. It was passed by the Labor and Commerce Committee nowadays, sending it towards a vote by the complete Senate.
The measure states that “Qualifying sufferers or designated providers who have been issued a recognition card, are exempt from the 37 % excise tax on purchases of marijuana concentrates, useable marijuana, or marijuana-infused items, if the items have been identified by DOH as helpful for healthcare use and are bought from a marijuana retailer with a healthcare marijuana endorsement.”
Every seller generating exempt sales “must preserve details establishing eligibility for the exemption in the type and manner necessary by the LCB.”
For the complete text of the bill, click right here.