Marijuana Taxes

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Colorado Notches Best Month Yet For Pot Taxes

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.

03/11/2015

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Some Parents Upset Poudre Schools Opts Not To Apply For Pot Funds

Marijuana tax revenue is supposed to fund school construction in Colorado, but one district will not apply for the money and some parents are upset.

02/24/2015

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Colorado’s Pot Tax Tally Has Lessons For Other States

Marijuana 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.

02/11/2015

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Colorado’s 2014 Taxes On Recreational Pot Come In At $44 Million

Colorado 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.

02/10/2015

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Adams County Breaks Out The Bingo Basket To Pick Pot Shop Owners

Adams County officials on Tuesday used a bingo spinner to decide which of 1,600 applicants will get to open recreational marijuana businesses.

01/28/2015

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5 Things To Know As The Colorado Statehouse Enters Third Week

Colorado lawmakers are heading into the third week of the 2015 legislative session, and their workload is beginning to increase.

01/25/2015

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Colorado Pot Taxes Rebound After 1st Dip

Recreational 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.

12/09/2014

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Recreational Pot Eclipses Medical Pot In Colorado

Colorado is now selling more recreational pot than medical pot, a turning point for the newly legal industry, tax records released Wednesday show.

09/10/2014

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Recreational Pot Not Bringing In Tax Money That Was Expected

High 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.

09/02/2014

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Denver Officials Discuss Spending Pot Taxes

The City Council’s Government and Finance Committee discussed pot spending at its Wednesday morning meeting.

06/11/2014

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