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Spanish Daily Journal
     September 25, 2019      #44-268 sdj 0
 
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This Sept. 11, 2018, file photo, shows a marijuana plant grown at in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif.

City to set special 3 percent marijuana tax 

KANKAKEE — Before any rules or regulations are set regarding Kankakee hosting recreational marijuana stores, the city’s first step will be setting a special 3-percent sales tax on sales generated by the outlets.

At Tuesday’s combined Budget and Ordinance Committee meeting, Kankakee City Council members agreed to place the additional 3-percent tax on all recreational marijuana sales.

Where the money will be directed and how much they expect to derive from the tax are not yet known.

The council will have until the end of the year to hammer out all those details, but the first ...

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