May 10, 2019

Presentation: NCSL Task Force on State and Local Taxation, Taxing Cannabis

ITEP Research Director Carl Davis presented to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Task Force on State and Local Taxation on approaches to cannabis taxation and the recent report Taxing Cannabis.

  • Background on revenue performance and trends, as well as state tax structures.
  • Tax structure debate: Taxing the price vs. weight of cannabis sold
  • Plus, what lies ahead for cannabis prices?
  • Explaining the California experience
  • Policy recommendations for states

Download the slides.