A Berkeley Tax on Medical and Recreational Marijuana, Measure S
ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot
for voters in the City of Berkeley in Alameda County
, where it was approved
Measure S imposed a 2.5% tax on medical marijuana and, if Proposition 19 had passed (which it did not), a 10% tax on recreational marijuana.
| Measure S|
| Yes|| 33,260|| 82.97%|
- These final, certified results are from the Alameda County elections office.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall a tax be authorized on medical cannabis businesses not exceeding $25 per $1000 of gross receipts phased in over two years; on nonprofit medical cannabis businesses not exceeding $25.00 per square foot for the first 3000 square feet and $10 per foot thereafter; and on non-medical cannabis businesses of $100 per $1000 gross receipts; and shall the City’s appropriations limit be increased to permit expenditure of these tax proceeds?