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Marijuana Tax

A protester at the event on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Pot Tax Opponents Greet Gov. Hickenlooper At Pro-Tax Event

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.

10/02/2013

A man smiles at a joint handout event in September. (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Line Up For Free Joints As Part Of Pot Tax Protest

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.

09/09/2013

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Marijuana Regulation Far From Settled In Colorado

Colorado lawmakers have put off marijuana legalization until the last possible minute — and now they’re facing some big deadlines to finish pot regulation debates.

05/07/2013

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Marijuana Taxes Prove Sticking Point For State Lawmakers

Marijuana as a potential tax bonanza has Colorado lawmakers wrestling with a question both sides say they don’t know how to answer: How much will people pay for legal weed?

04/30/2013

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Pot Taxes In Colorado Could Exceed 30 Percent

A legislative panel decided Friday that marijuana in Colorado could be taxed at rates above 30 percent. But voters would have to OK the taxes, and some lawmakers fear the state’s tax-skeptical public could reject such high rates.

04/06/2013

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