Marijuana’s journey in legalization takes another step in Colorado when voters decide Tuesday whether to tax it more for the sake of schools and enforcement.
After a string of pot giveaways and public smoking following the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is trying to crack down on where people can light up.
Marijuana sellers and growers in Colorado joke that it’s rare for an industry to seek a tax on its own product — in their case, a 25 percent tax rate that goes before voters next month.
Colorado’s proposed 25 percent tax on recreational marijuana attracted a few dozen protesters Wednesday to a pot-tax fundraiser featuring remarks from Gov. John Hickenlooper.
The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.
A United Nations-based drug agency urged the U.S. government on Tuesday to challenge the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, saying the state laws violate international drug treaties.
Eight former U.S. drug chiefs warned the federal government Tuesday that time is running out to nullify Colorado and Washington’s new laws legalizing recreational marijuana use.
First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people.
Colorado’s medical marijuana industry has come under fire as the state’s police chiefs rip the regulations in place and say the situation is out of control.
Marijuana legalization debates in Colorado are picking up as the state moves closer to a vote on making the drug legal for recreational use.