May 25, 2022
When Blaine County voters exercise their right to vote in the primary election on June 7, they will do more than determine which candidates will advance to the General Election ballot in November. They will play a role in deciding how the marijuana business gets regulated.
The ballot issue—Blaine County Local-Option Marijuana Excise Tax—is a result of House Bill 701 which made some modifications to the voter approved Initiative 190 (I-190), a law to legalize the sale and use of marijuana. One of those modifications would give local governments authority to regulate marijuana businesses...