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Medical Marijuana Distribution Tax

Every medical marijuana collective, cooperative, dispensary, operator, establishment, provider or other type of entity legally selling or providing medical marijuana within the City of Desert Hot Springs, in accordance with permits issued pursuant to Ordinance No. 552 and Ordinance No. 553, shall pay to the City a monthly tax of 10% of its proceeds from such sales or provision.

The tax is due on or before the last day of each calendar month for the total gross receipts of any kind, including without limitation, membership dues; the value of in-kind contributions, exchanges, bartered goods or services; the value of volunteer work; reimbursements provided by members regardless of form; cash payments; and anything else of value obtained by any medical marijuana collective, cooperative, dispensary, operator, establishment, provider or other type of entity for legally selling or providing medical marijuana in the City, consistent with the provisions of the Medical Marijuana Program Act.

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