Marijuana Taxes

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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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Colorado Lawmakers Plan To Boost Marijuana Profits

The 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.

04/24/2014

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Colorado Nears Decision On Spending Pot Taxes

Colorado budget-writers are nearing a decision on how new marijuana taxes should be spent.

04/21/2014

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Spend Or Save? Pot Tax Debate Far From Settled

Colorado’s legal pot industry may be booming, but state lawmakers aren’t sure how to spend the windfall.

04/14/2014

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Not As Many People Buying Recreational Pot As Predicted

Sales tax revenue on recreational marijuana in Colorado is down compared to early projections.

04/08/2014

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Colorado To Start Spending Pot Taxes

After months of uncertainty about marijuana and its tax potential, Colorado lawmakers start work Tuesday deciding how to spend pot taxes.

04/08/2014

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State Lawmakers Consider Teacher Tenure, Pot Taxes This Week

This week in the Colorado Legislature some of the highlights state lawmakers will be discussing are a bill to undo part of a teacher-tenure law, a proposal on how to spend marijuana tax money, regulation for companies like Uber and Lyft, and cell phone use while driving restrictions.

04/06/2014

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Pot Taxes Under Review In Colorado

Colorado doesn’t know how much money it’s going to get from marijuana taxes, but that doesn’t mean it’s too soon to argue about spending it.

03/12/2014

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