Marijuana Tax

Colorado Approves Letting State Keep Pot TaxesColorado voters have agreed to allow the state to keep $66 million worth of marijuana taxes despite an accounting error that could have forced the government to refund the money to taxpayers and pot growers.
Marijuana Tax Headlines Colorado's Off-Year ElectionsColorado is voting Tuesday on state marijuana taxes and local issues that include a hotly contested school board recall in suburban Denver.
Gov. John Hickenlooper Signs Bill Asking For Pot Tax Do-OverColorado voters will be asked in November whether the state should stand by the decision to use marijuana tax profits for school construction and other programs, under legislation signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday.
Colorado Notches Best Month Yet For Pot TaxesColorado 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.
Some Parents Upset Poudre Schools Opts Not To Apply For Pot FundsMarijuana tax revenue is supposed to fund school construction in Colorado, but one district will not apply for the money and some parents are upset.
Colorado's Pot Tax Tally Has Lessons For Other StatesMarijuana makes money. But legalizing it doesn't eliminate the black market or solve a state's budget problems. Those are the lessons from Colorado's first full year of tax collections on recreational pot.
Colorado's 2014 Taxes On Recreational Pot Come In At $44 MillionColorado finally knows how much tax revenue it collected from recreational marijuana in the first year of sales, and the haul was below estimates - about $44 million.
Tax Law Quirk Means Pot May Pay Off For Coloradans, LiterallyColorado's marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents' pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers.
Recreational Marijuana Sales Begin In AuroraRecreational marijuana sales officially began in Aurora on Wednesday.
Recreational Pot Eclipses Medical Pot In ColoradoColorado is now selling more recreational pot than medical pot, a turning point for the newly legal industry, tax records released Wednesday show.
Recreational Pot Not Bringing In Tax Money That Was ExpectedHigh hopes for tax money isn't as expected as the state's legal marijuana industry isn't bringing in as much money as anticipated. In fact, tax revenue is way below expectations.
Pot Group: Tax Suspension Would Alleviate Federal Prosecution FearsMarijuana activists asked a judge on Friday to temporarily prevent the state from collecting specific "marijuana taxes" on pot sales because they incriminate consumers and industry employees under federal law.
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