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State Lawmakers to Start Marijuana Tax Spending Discussions

MARIJUANA-300After months of uncertainty about marijuana and its tax potential, Colorado lawmakers start work today deciding how to spend pot taxes.  Voters have already decided to spend the first $40 million on school construction, but anything beyond that is up to lawmakers to appropriate.  Estimates vary widely Continue reading

Coloradans Smoking Pot by the Ton

MARIJUANA-300Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too. That’s the conclusion from Colorado pot regulators who have issued the world’s first market study of legal recreational marijuana.  The study released late yesterday afternoon concluded that total market demand for marijuana in Colorado is about Continue reading

Visitors Urged to Get Familiar With Colorado Marijuana Laws

MARIJUANA-300Those visiting Colorado during the Memorial Day weekend, and planning to take advantage of recreational marijuana, are reminded to familiarize themselves with the state’s marijuana laws.  For example, retail marijuana is only available to adults 21 or older, and it is a felony to Continue reading

Hash Oil Explosions on the Rise in Colorado

MARIJUANA-300The opening months of Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry have seen a rise in fiery explosions as pot users try to extract potent oil from the drug at home laboratories.  Hospital officials say more people are being seriously burned and injured trying to make hash oil. The golden Continue reading