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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

High Speed Chase Ends In Rawlins

HIGH SPEEDOne man was arrested Wednesday morning, after he took police on a high speed chase from Casper to Rawlins. Police first made contact with 26 year old Adam Braun, south of Casper around 5 , but were unable to keep up with his vehicle as he was traveling at very high speeds. Officers later came into contact with Braun again, approximately 43 miles north of Rawlins. Police Continue reading

Steamboat Marijuana Taxes Collected Up 25%

medical-marijuana-taxTaxes collected in Steamboat continue to increase. This according to the City’s September Sales, Use and Accommodation tax report. Taxes collected in September were up nearly 8% as compared to September of last Continue reading

Wyoming Men Arrested For Delivering Meth and Marijuana

hays_ericrecla_stevenSweetwater County Sherriff’s Deputies arrested two Rock Springs men yesterday for the unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.  Officers executed a search warrant on the home of 26 year old Eric Hayes in Rock Springs, Continue reading

New Rules For Marijuana Packaging

universal-warning-label-300x277New rules aimed at making marijuana packaging safer for adults and less appealing to children are now in effect. All packaging for products that contain marijuana must display a new universal symbol that clearly states the product contains THC, the intoxicating compound in marijuana. There are different symbols for recreational and medical products but both convey that the item contains THC. To make marijuana Continue reading

Steamboat Taxes From Marijuana Up 20%

medical-marijuana-taxTaxes collected in Steamboat continue to increase according to the city’s August Sales, Use and Accommodation tax report. Taxes collected in August grew by nearly 6% as compared to august of last year, with the biggest gains coming from Continue reading

Colorado Marijuana Sales Record Set

marijuana-leaf-300Monthly Marijuana sales in Colorado hit an all time high in July according to state revenue data released Monday.  Pot shops sold just under $123 million in medical and recreational marijuana in July, an increase of 27% when compared to July of 2015.  Those sales surpassed the previous record, set in April this year, of $117 million.  Recreational sales Continue reading

Promising Tax Report For Steamboat

SteamboatThe amount of taxes Steamboat collected continued to increase in July. That according to the city’s latest Sales, Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes collected in July were up nearly 7% when compared to July of last year, with the biggest Continue reading

Wyoming Looks To Combat High Drivers

wyoming-flag-graphicA group of Wyoming law enforcement officers along with medical experts gathered in Laramie last week to discuss how to handle people driving under the influence of marijuana.  The conference dealt with how marijuana legalization in other states is shaping the perception of the substance in Wyoming, and how to Continue reading

Time Running Out To Sign Recreational Marijuana Petition

grow craigThe final day to sign the petition to put recreational marijuana on the ballot for the 2016 election in Craig, is tomorrow. According to a member of “Grow Craig”, the group responsible for trying to get the measure on the ballot, they are close to Continue reading