Revenue from retail marijuana sales taxes in Pueblo are more than expected and a ‘much-needed boon’ for the county.
The bill bans sale of marijuana to anyone under age 21.
Retail marijuana tax revenue could fund substance abuse treatment and programs to keep kids away from the drug.
- Six weeks after recreational marijuana sales started in Colorado, most would-be retailers still haven’t opened their doors. As a result, the price of recreational pot has skyrocketed.Read more
A few weeks after recreational marijuana stores opened their doors in Colorado, state transportation officials plan to start a campaign against drugged driving.
State analysts predict legal sales could bring in $150 million dollars annually in coming years.
- Recreational marijuana sales kicked off to long lines a month ago but shop owners are still confronted with an old and dangerous problem: they are shut out of the banking system.View interactive map
Colorado’s marijuana businesses may soon have one less headache: what to do with all the money they’re making from legal sales.
- About a dozen more recreational marijuana shops have opened in Colorado since sales began on New Year's Day and the state is now home to 45 pot stores, according to data from Colorado NORML.View interactive map