Medical marijuana customers in Washington, D.C., can quickly save on gross sales tax for 10 days.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Medical Marijuana Affected person Entry Extension Emergency Modification Act of 2022 on Friday. The legislation established the gross sales tax vacation, which can begin on Friday, April 15 and finish Sunday, April 24, in line with the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration, which oversees town’s medial hashish program.
Medical marijuana merchandise bought at any of D.C.’s seven licensed dispensaries can be exempt from the 6% gross sales tax throughout that point.
The act additionally permits sufferers and caregivers to obtain registrations which are legitimate for 2 years, relatively than the standard one-year interval, via Friday, Sept. 30.
D.C. residents 65 years and older can self-certify that they may use hashish for medical functions and do not want a advice from their well being care practitioners, which is required for all different candidates.
Seniors may also get assist registering throughout a “Senior Week” ABRA will host from Tuesday, Feb. 22 via Friday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. day by day.
“Senior Week will present qualifying sufferers 65 years of age and older with the choice to acquire a two-year registration card for free of charge previous to the beginning of the medical hashish gross sales tax vacation on April 15. We recognize the steps taken by the DC Council to ease the burdens for qualifying sufferers to entry medical hashish a results of this emergency laws,” ABRA Director Fred Moosally mentioned in a information launch Tuesday.
Residents concerned about securing their affected person or caregiver registration can achieve this on-line, by mail, or in-person at ABRA’s workplace each Thursday via April 28 between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ABRA’s workplace is positioned at 2000 14th Avenue NW, Suite 400 South.