Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Pot excise drafts considered in Assembly


March 30, 2017

Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Flanked by sons Jake and Mike, Jeff Jabusch bids goodbye to public life at his retirement party on Saturday. His four decades as Wrangell's finance director and city manager conclude on Friday.

The Wrangell Borough Assembly passed on first reading several ordinances related to marijuana, including an additional excise on that cultivated on the island.

Under one proposed code change, a new section would affix a $10 tax per ounce on "the sale or transfer of all marijuana from a marijuana cultivation facility ... to a retail marijuana store or a marijuana product manufacturing facility."

"The cultivator pays the tax," explained city clerk, Kim Lane.

It and the other ordinances were put together by a committee made up of Lane, Mayor David Jack, and Assembly member Patty Gilbert. The c...

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