Medford City disburses $100,000 in marijuana tax money for COVID-19 relief

The City of Medford has dispersed $100,000 of marijuana tax funds to local service organizations to help with COVID-19 related needs.
Medford City disburses $100,000 in marijuana tax money for COVID-19
City of Medford provides COVID-19 relief funds to local organizations (Marissa Olid/KTVL).{p}{/p}
MEDFORD, Ore. —
The City of Medford has dispersed $100,000 of marijuana tax funds to local service organizations to help with COVID-19 related needs.

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According to Brian Sjothun, Medford City Manager, the city authorized the money to be directed towards COVID relief by unanimous vote on March 19.

“There was no hesitation from anybody,” Sjothun said.

The marijuana tax revenue budget, which was approved by the city in June, set aside the $100,000 for future needs.

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