Tag Archives: marijuana

Should Marijuana Businesses Get Tax Deductions?

A bill has been introduced in the US Senate that would allow marijuana businesses, that are operating in states with legalized marijuana, to utilize common business tax deductions and credits. Senator Cory Gardner is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan bill called the Small Business Tax Equity Act.  If passed, the bill would allow marijuana Continue reading

Pot Money Could Go Toward Teacher Shortage

Tax revenue from recreational marijuana may go to help curb Colorado’s teacher shortage.  A budget proposal from Governor John Hickenlooper earmarks ten- Continue reading

Man Arrested With $300 Thousand Worth Of Pot

A California man is in custody after Sweetwater County deputies’ found marijuana in his vehicle. The vehicle of 36-year-old Daniel Hurtado was searched earlier this week, after a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in his vehicle. Following a search, more than 60 pounds of marijuana was Continue reading

Police Arrest 3 After Finding 300 Pounds Of Pot

Three Indiana men were arrested over the weekend after police discovered nearly 300 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. 26-year-old Kyle Bolton, 61-year-old Mack Magee and 20-year-old Antres Holliness-Ransom were all arrested Continue reading

Half Pound Of Heroin Found, Five Arrested

Five Michigan men are in jail on drug charges after a routine traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Rock Springs Tuesday afternoon. A deputy pulled a minivan over for following to closely and making and unsafe lane change on the highway. After stopping the van, the deputy smelled marijuana coming form the vehicle. A search of the van was conducted and 54 grams of marijuana and a quarter Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Continue To Grow

Steamboat tax collections increased slightly in August according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for August grew by .77%, or nearly $15,000 when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains coming Continue reading

Tax Collections Up For August

Steamboat tax collections were up slightly in August according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for August increased .36% when compared to the previous year, with the Continue reading

Senators Look To Make It Easier To Study Marijuana

Senator Cory Gardner has joined the effort to make it easier to conduct scientific research on marijuana as a safe and effective medical treatment. Gardner and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch introduced the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017 this week.  Gardner says the medical community Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For July

Steamboat tax collections were up slightly in July according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for July when compared to the previous year increased by 1.2%, with the biggest gains coming from Marijuana sales, Continue reading

Report Finds Colorado Skirting Marijuana Regs

The anti-marijuana legalization group, Smart Approaches to marijuana, sent a report to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this week, detailing how states with legalized marijuana, like Colorado and Oregon, have failed to meet U.S. Department of Justice rules contained in the “Cole Continue reading

Recreational Pot Fails To Make November Ballot

Craig citizens will not have the opportunity to vote to approve recreational marijuana sales and cultivation in the city during the upcoming election. At their meeting Tuesday night, the Craig City Council declined to move forward with three ballot questions Continue reading

Video Shows Break-in At Steamboat Pot Shop

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is asking for help to identify the man who broke into the Golden Leaf Marijuana dispensary on Lincoln Avenue.  The break-in occurred in the early morning hours Wednesday (August 9).  Security video captures show the individual breaking into the store.  Police report that items were stolen from the business.  Although what Continue reading