Marijuana Taxes

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.
Adams County Breaks Out The Bingo Basket To Pick Pot Shop OwnersAdams County officials on Tuesday used a bingo spinner to decide which of 1,600 applicants will get to open recreational marijuana businesses.
5 Things To Know As The Colorado Statehouse Enters Third WeekColorado lawmakers are heading into the third week of the 2015 legislative session, and their workload is beginning to increase.
Colorado Pot Taxes Rebound After 1st DipRecreational marijuana sales in Colorado have bounced back after a slow September, when Colorado notched its first month-over-month decline for the newly legal drug.
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.
Denver Officials Discuss Spending Pot TaxesThe City Council's Government and Finance Committee discussed pot spending at its Wednesday morning meeting.
Colorado Lawmakers Plan To Boost Marijuana ProfitsThe federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but it also has made clear it doesn't agree with the move and may try to stop it, if isn't tightly controlled.
Colorado Nears Decision On Spending Pot TaxesColorado budget-writers are nearing a decision on how new marijuana taxes should be spent.

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