Pat Oglesby

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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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Colorado Collects $2M In Recreational Pot Taxes

Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world’s first accounting of the recreational pot business.

03/10/2014