Pat Steadman

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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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Plan Would Direct Pot Taxes Toward Drug Education

Colorado would save most of its marijuana tax money while spending about $23 million on school nurses and drug treatment and outreach under a plan approved Tuesday be legislative budget writers.

04/23/2014

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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 Pot Sales Up Slightly In 2nd Month

Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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Colorado Recall Election Changes Clear Hurdle

Century-old elections language sparked a fiery partisan debate in the Colorado Senate on Thursday as Democrats steered through an update to recall laws despite complaints that they’re trying to change the rules in their favor.

03/27/2014

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Colorado Recall Proposal Sparks Partisan Dustup

Colorado Democrats say they have a nonpartisan plan to update antiquated election law when it comes to recall elections.

03/17/2014

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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

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Bill To Extend Last Call At Colorado Bars Advances

Colorado cities and towns could have the power to extend bar hours under a proposal advanced by state lawmakers.

01/29/2014

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Gay Marriage In Utah But Not Colorado?

Polls find a majority nationwide favoring gay marriage, and a series of new laws has led to 17 states permitting it. But in Colorado this year, the discussion revolves around a proposal to allow couples in civil unions to file state taxes jointly,

01/21/2014

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Colorado Lawmaker Receiving White House Honor

A Colorado state senator is visiting the White House to receive an honor given to openly gay, lesbian and transgendered public officials.

05/22/2013

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