San Francisco Chronicle: Local marijuana taxes, rent control make waves in Pacifica

Posted on November 5, 2017

Off-year election days are typically sleepy affairs, and most Bay Area jurisdictions aren’t going to the polls Tuesday. But in Pacifica, voters will be making decisions on a pair of issues that are causing turbulence around the region.

On the coastal city’s ballot: marijuana taxation, a big concern for cities deciding whether and how to allow recreational sales of the drug after Jan. 1; and rent control, which many tenant activists around the Bay Area are pushing in hopes of holding down skyrocketing housing costs.

Read the full article published by the San Francisco Chronicle.