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Bill To Limit Residential Marijuana Grow Ops

The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would limit residential medical marijuana grow operations to 16 plants, down from the 99 currently allowed.  According to data from the Colorado Department of Public Health, the new plant total will allow patients to continue to grow their medicine in a manner appropriate for Continue reading

Bills Look To Clarify CO’s Marijuana Policy

While the future of the marijuana industry is up in the air in the United States, the Colorado  legislature advanced several bills recently to help clarify Marijuana policy in the state. The Senate passed House Bill 1034, introduced by Senator Randy Baumgardner, which would align medical marijuana licenses with the retail marijuana code.  This will allow medical facilities Continue reading

City Council Election Forum Wednesday

The Craig City Council Election Forum will be held Wednesday night in Craig. Candidates for city council will answer questions on proposed use tax, the sales tax increase, recreational Continue reading

Steamboat Sales Tax Collections Up To End Year

Sales taxes collections in Steamboat ended the year on a positive note according to the most recent Sales, Use and Accommodations Tax Report. Taxes collected in December grew by 1.4% when compared to December of 2015, and total taxes collected for the year were up 6.7% when compared to taxes collected in 2015. The biggest Continue reading

Age-Appropriate Marijuana Education In CO Schools?

A State Senate bill that would institute age-appropriate education about the risks of underage marijuana use in Colorado schools, passed out of committee yesterday. The bill was co-sponsored by Senator Randy Baumgardner. If passed, a curriculum would be developed for public schools to provide education materials on marijuana related Continue reading

No Vote On Recreational Pot In Craig

Craig citizens will not be able to vote this April to allow recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing within the city limits during the April Election. The Craig City Council declined to approve recreational marijuana ballot questions at their meeting last night. The proposed questions failed to gather a majority consensus from the council, with Jared Ogden, John Ponikvar, and Derek Continue reading

Craig Moves Towards Vote On Recreational Pot

Craig citizens may soon be given the opportunity to cast a vote to legalize recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing facilities in Craig. The first reading of three ballot measures concerning recreational marijuana were approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting last night. The measures must now go through a second reading Continue reading

Council To Consider Recreational Marijuana Ballot Question

grow craigThose who use medical marijuana in Craig will still be able to get marijuana in the City. The City Council approved a lease extension for the Craig Apothecary at their meeting last night. Members of the group Grow Craig were also at the meeting to ask the Council to reconsider putting a question dealing with recreational marijuana on the Ballot for the April election. The council decided 4 to 3 to direct the city attorney to construct a question for their consideration. Those who voted no, Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections On The Rise

SteamboatTaxes collected in Steamboat continue to increase according to the city’s October Sales, Use and Accommodation tax report. Taxes collected in October grew by nearly 4% as compared to October of last year, with the biggest gains coming from marijuana sales which Continue reading

Colorado May Use Pot Taxes To Fight Homelessness

medical-marijuana-taxGovernor Hickenlooper is hoping taxes from marijuana sales will bring an end to homelessness Colorado.   In his budget for the next fiscal year, the governor is asking lawmakers to earmark more than $12 million in Continue reading

No Guns For Pot Users

marijuana-and-weaponsIf you smoke marijuana, the feds don’t want you buying a gun. The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms is updating their Firearms Transaction form with a question that asks if you’re an “unlawful user” of marijuana. If you answer yes to this Continue reading

Hayden Town Council To Talk Budget and Taxes

HAYDEN-300The Hayden Town Council will be meeting this week to discuss the town’s plans for 2017. The Council will meet Thursday night. They are expected to adopt and approve the budget for 2017. They will also discuss the recently instituted marijuana excise tax, utilizing property taxes to offset Continue reading