Hawaii: Marijuana Tax Handbook
Hawaii Marijuana Tax Rate
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2023 Hawaii Marijuana Tax Handbook
Hawaii patients are required to pay a 4% sales tax on every purchase of medical marijuana. There is no additional excise tax on medical marijuana in Hawaii.
Recreational marijuana is illegal in Hawaii, so there are no taxes for it.
About Hawaii Marijuana Tax
Medical marijuana is subject to Hawaii's version of the sales tax - the General Excise Tax (GET) of 4%. There is an extra 0.5% GET in Oahu so medical marijuana sold there is subject to a 4.5% tax.
Is the Hawaii Marijuana Tax Weight-Based or Percentage-of-price-Based?
Hawaii's marijuana program uses a Percentage-of-price tax system. This means that the tax charged is calculated using the retail price of the Marijuana at the time of purchase.
Does Hawaii have a Controlled Substances Tax?
Hawaii does not have a Controlled Substances tax involving Marijuana.