Tag Archives: medical marijuana

Marijuana Tax Collections Down for September

MARIJUANA-300Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado took a month-over-month dive in September for the first time since the drug was legalized. The Colorado Department of Revenue says retailers sold $31,626,965 in recreational marijuana in September – down 7.3 percent from August’s retail sales of $34,125,200. The sales of medical Continue reading

State Looks at New Rules for Marijuana

MARIJUANA-300New rules for the medical marijuana program in Colorado are under consideration by the state Board of Health.  The board is looking at new rules to limit high-volume caregivers. Those are people authorized by the state to grow marijuana on behalf of others, and they’re not subject to state taxes or Continue reading

Marijuana Banking Made Easier by Feds

MARIJUANA-300The House voted yesterday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.  The 236-186 vote rejected a move by Representative John Fleming to block the Treasury Department from implementing guidance it issued in February telling banks Continue reading

New Laws Take Effect Today

COLORADO-STATE-FLAGPosting intimate pictures or videos online of former romantic partners as a form or revenge carries criminal penalties in Colorado beginning today with one of several new laws taking effect.  Colorado was one of about two dozen states Continue reading

Governor to Sign Medical Marijuana Health Study Bill

MARIJUANA-300Today, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will sign into law SB-155, the “Medical Marijuana Health Effects Grant Program.” The bill will fund $10 million of research into the medical efficacy of marijuana.  The Medical Marijuana Industry Group points out recent media coverage of many Continue reading

Marijuana Sales Increase Significantly in March

MARIJUANA-300Colorado‘s recreational pot sales jumped nearly a third in March. That’s according to sales tax reports issued by the state yesterday.  The state Department of Revenue says that Colorado sold nearly $19 million worth of recreational pot in March, up from about $14 million worth of Continue reading