Illinois: City Of Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara Proposes Cannabis Sales Tax

The city of Rockford is proposing that the funds from the 3 percent sales tax for all recreational cannabis sold within the city be dedicated to support various programs in Rockford.

Mayor Tom McNamara proposed the following programs be recipients of the funds from the sales tax:

“- Programs for economic and business development, education, youth programming, job training, ; health, or other financial assistance to benefit individuals, businesses, and communities within the City of Rockford that have been disproportionately impacted by cannabis-related laws

– Programs to substantially reduce both the total amount of gun violence and concentrated poverty in the City of Rockford


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