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Colorado surpasses $1 billion in marijuana tax revenue

Colorado has surpassed $1 billion in revenue since the legalization of recreational marijuana in 2014, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue.

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Marijuana tax money targeted for Colorado’s full-day kindergarten rollout

Colorado lawmakers have hit on a funding source to help struggling school districts cover up to $25 million in startup costs as they expand full-day kindergarten this fall: marijuana taxes.

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Where did all of Colorado’s pot money go? The Post set out to answer that question

As Colorado began its fourth year of legalized recreational marijuana in 2018, The Denver Post decided it was important to let readers know about the state of the industry as its fifth anniversary loomed.

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Ridgway: The (cleaner) Gateway to the San Juans, thanks to marijuana

Since its creation as a railway headquarters for the Rio Grande Southern Railroad in 1890, the town of Ridgway has often found itself dependent on the traffic that heads through on the way to nearby Telluride and Ouray.

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Colorado communities pocket big bucks from legal marijuana, but threats loom for some

The roll-out of recreational marijuana sales five years ago has raised tens of millions of dollars annually to tackle a litany of local concerns — from paying for main street makeovers in cash-strapped small towns to expanding programs to address Denver’s opioid crisis and housing affordability crunch.

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Dramatic changes expected in former marijuana “desert” of southeast Colorado

If Colorado had a “pot desert,” it was the southeast corner of the state, a wide swath of fields and farms where U.S. 50 cuts through small communities such as La Junta, Las Animas and Lamar.

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Legal marijuana generates tons of data, but states deploy few resources to analyze it

To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with radio-frequency identification tags. In another room, an employee entered the tag numbers into a government database.

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Colorado pot sales hit a record $1.5 billion in 2017, and border towns saw a green rush from neighbors

Rural Las Animas County led the state with more than $3,100 of recreational cannabis sold, on average, for every adult and child.

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After a hot summer, Colorado’s cannabis sales cool down

The October totals consisted of nearly $87.7 million in recreational sales and $33.9 million in medical cannabis sales, according to The Cannabist’s calculations.

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Denver marijuana regulators’ oversight improved, but still lacking tax transparency, auditor says

The Denver Office of Marijuana Policy has implemented some suggestions made last year by the city’s auditor, who called for more transparency on tax spending.

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