On Tuesday the California Department of Food and Agriculture entered an agreement with Santa Barbara to provide the county access to the department’s Track-and-Trace program, as a means of catching cannabis tax scofflaws. The county joins Monterey and Yolo counties in the pilot program.
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- County fiscal and policy analyst Steven Yee told the Supervisors that the program will provide the county with access to the inventory records associated with 250 licenses located in this county.
- Businesses in Santa Barbara have brought in $4.8M thus far in the fiscal year.
- The county continues to have scofflaws who have avoided their taxes.