Comings And Goings Of Pot Taxes, Darryl Glenn's RNC Speech, Buying An Entire Town, Genesis Of Turtle Shells
Some people think the state is "swimming" in pot revenue, but it's not, according to the Colorado Fiscal Institute. A look into what comes in and where it goes. An excerpt of Darryl Glenn's Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention. Glenn is running for U.S. Senate in Colorado. A man posted an ad on Craigslist to sell a ghost town east of Denver. But who would buy an entire town? The owner of Hillside, Colorado shares his motivation. A researcher at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science explains the surprising reason why turtles grew shells. And an "immersive theater experience" in Denver.
About $78 million in recreational marijuana taxes was collected in 2015. Seems like a lot, right? Compare that to the state's overall budget of roughly $26 billion.
A report in the International Business Times finds a spike in homelessness as people come to Colorado to consume and to work in the industry
Denver Police spokesman Sonny Jackson rejects the idea that DPD targets black and Latino kids for pot offenses.
- The survey collected information from 17,000 randomly selected students from more than 150 middle and high schools.Read more
For the first time in Colorado, a court has overturned a local decision to deny a license to sell recreational marijuana.