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Fruita Medical Marijuana Tax (April 2010)

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A Fruita Medical Marijuana Tax measure was on the April 6, 2010 ballot in the city of Fruita, which is in Mesa County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,533 Approveda
  • NO 936

Even though this measure was approved, pot is not legal to posses except with medical purposes and there is no dispensary in the city.[1] The tax though is expected to generate $100,000 in the first year.[2] The money generated from the tax will be used to help pay for regulating in dispensaries that may be approved and enforcing laws.[3]

This measure sought to impose a 5 percent tax on marijuana which is used for medicinal purposes by patients. This is the first measure to try to tax the use of legal marijuana.[4]