Marijuana from Zion Cannabis Dispensary in Ontario. (Liliana Frankel/The Enterprise)
ONTARIO – Ontario will spend its marijuana tax windfall paying city debt owed for employee retirements and one-time spending for city projects, the Ontario City Council decided on Feb. 23.
The measure was proposed by Councilor Ken Hart and passed unanimously.
The city expects to collect about $3 million this year through the local tax on marijuana sold in Ontario. Combined with tax collections from previous years, Hart and City Manager Adam Brown estimated the . . .