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March 7, 2018 - Cannabis Tax Funds Soon Available for Record Clearing

Tax Picture

In 2016, Portland voters approved a 3% local tax on retail cannabis sales.

Since then, the offices of Commissioner Amanda Fritz and Commissioner Chloe Eudaly have facilitated a community-driven process that informed how that money would be allocated.

$350,000 of this tax money will be used on record-clearing and workforce development for individuals disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition.

There are two dates to note below:

  • Mon. March 12, 2018 - The City of Portland's Grants Office will host an informational meeting for potential record clearing and workforce development grant applications from 12 to 1:30pm at Portland City Hall, Pettygrove Room (2nd Floor), 1221 SW 4th Ave., Portland OR 97204
  • Friday March 30, 2018 - Last day for organizations to apply for funding to go toward record-clearing and workforce development efforts

Please click here for the full press release; please click here for a City website with more information, and please click here for an application for organizations interested in receiving money to fund these critical efforts!