Rancho Cordova Tax on Personal Growth of Marijuana, Measure O (November 2010)

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A Rancho Cordova Tax on Personal Growth of Marijuana, Measure O ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in Rancho Cordova in Sacramento County.[1] It was approved.

Measure O was also known as the Personal Cannabis Cultivation Tax. It would have imposed a annual tax of $600 per square foot on indoor marijuana cultivation of up to and including 25 square feet, and a $900-per-square-foot tax for anything larger.

Since Proposition 19 was defeated, Measure O is moot.

Election results

  • Yes: 8,777 (55.84%) Approveda
  • No: 6,941 (44.16%)

Election results are from the Sacramento County elections division as of November 24, 2010.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure O: Shall an ordinance be adopted requiring individuals cultivating cannabis (marijuana) for personal use to pay a tax to fund general municipal services, including public safety and code enforcement, in an amount not to exceed the following: 1) for indoor cultivation, from $600 to $900 per year for each square foot of area cultivated; and 2) for outdoor cultivation, from $600 to $900 per year for each 12.5 square feet of area cultivated.[2]

See also

External links


  1. Sacramento Bee, "Rancho Cordova asking voters to okay tax on homegrown pot for personal use," August 29, 2010 (dead link)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.