Colorado reported its best month yet for recreational marijuana sales in January, with a tenfold spike since last year in the tax stream designated specifically for schools.
Hundreds of people lined up to get a free joint in Civic Center Park on Monday as part of a protest of the state of Colorado’s plan to heavily tax recreational marijuana.
Marijuana legalization could be going back to the ballot in Colorado — a prospect that infuriated pot legalization activists Friday.
Pot smokers in Colorado were the biggest winners in the vote that legalized the drug. Now state regulators are working out the details of exactly how to tax it, so the benefits are shared statewide in the form of increased revenue.
A proposal to make pot legal for recreational use in Colorado faces another legal challenge.