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Sam Kamin

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Colorado’s Marijuana Tax Potential Attracts New Allies

Colorado’s hearty embrace of a 25 percent marijuana tax this week could prove a turning point for legalization backers. They’ve long argued that weed should come out of the black market and contribute to tax coffers.

11/06/2013

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Colorado Voters Deciding How To Tax Pot

On Tuesday, voters decide whether to approve a 15 percent pot excise tax to pay for school construction, plus an extra sales tax of 10 percent to fund marijuana enforcement.

11/01/2013

An image of the meeting on Monday (credit: CBS)

Recreational Pot Regulation Work Begins In Colorado

A 24-member task force appointed to set up marijuana rules meets Monday for the first time.

12/17/2012

Fast Eddy Aki'a of Hawaii smokes a joint as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ruling Stokes Colorado Pot Debate

Marijuana opponents in Colorado are using a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling to gird their argument against making pot legal.

07/03/2012

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Banking For Pot Shops Eyed In Colorado

In Colorado, state lawmakers are attempting an end-run around the federal medical marijuana ban with a bill that would create the nation’s first state cooperative financial institution for dispensaries and growers to allow them to store and borrow money.

02/14/2012

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