Kentucky Recreational Marijuana Handbook
Kentucky Marijuana Tax Rate
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2021 Kentucky Recreational Marijuana Handbook
Kentucky has 7 bordering states consisting of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Illinois and is subject to a sales tax of 6.25%. There is also a 10% excise tax on all sales of recreational marijuana in Illinois.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Virginia and is subject to a sales tax of 5.30%. There is also a 21% excise tax on all sales of recreational marijuana in Virginia.
Recreational Marijuana is illegal in Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia, so there is no tax on recreational marijuana in those states.
About Kentucky Recreational Marijuana
Recreational marijuana is illegal in Kentucky.
Have there been any atttempts to legalize recreational marijuana in Kentucky?
Yes, there has been at least one attempt at legalizing recreational marijuana.
At this time Kentucky has no medical marijuana program. They do allow residents to purchase CBD products that contain less than 0.3 percent THC. On February 20, 2020, the Kentucky House of Representatives met and voted 65-30 to pass medical cannabis bill, HB 136. The house had never voted on such a bill. However, then the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the bill appears to have fizzled out and gained no traction. The senate adjourned and never voted on the bill. At this time, the bill has never advanced.