Josh Becker is founder of a philanthropic fund that supports nonprofits and is one of the few legislative candidates to have the formal backing of Gov. Gavin Newsom. He’s also raised a fair amount from Silicon Valley’s biggest venture capitalists.
Candidate in race for State Senate District 13
2. Would you support lowering and/or re-configuring taxes on legal cannabis in California? Specifically, do you support:
-AB 1948 (Bonta) to eliminate cultivation tax and bring down the state excise tax to 11%. Yes
-Gov. Newsom’s proposed cannabis tax changes, including basing the excise tax on average selling price instead of estimated markup. In favor. Governor Newsom is a friend and supporter of my campaign.
3. Would you support a bill to protect the employment rights of cannabis users in California? Yes
4. Would you support a bill to protect pain patients’ rights to prescription medicines if they are using doctor-recommended cannabis? Yes
5. What measures would you take to support opening licensed cannabis businesses across California, including in your district?
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