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Broomfield examines approach to marijuana sales tax

Broomfield City Council continued its conversation on whether to allow a ban on marijuana sales to expire and if so, how to take the issue of taxing those sales to voters in November.

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VIDEOS: Understanding where Colorado’s marijuana money goes

Since 2014, a lot of money has been spent on the green stuff, but where does all the marijuana tax money go? These videos explain the two state taxes on retail marijuana in Colorado: A 15 percent excise tax that wholesale marijuana buyers pay and a 15 percent sales tax that consumers pay on retail marijuana.

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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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Pot took Parachute from bust to boom, but competition is coming

After voting down legal pot sales in 2013, Parachute’s town council revisited the issue two years later. In fairly short order half a dozen pot shops, including Colorado’s only drive-through weed store, sprung up.

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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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Edgewater’s $13 million civic center, partly funded by cannabis cash, opens Sunday

This weekend, thanks to its bustling marijuana trade, this tiny city on the western shore of Sloan’s Lake will forge a new civic identity with the opening of a $13 million municipal complex complete with library, police station, fitness center and city offices.

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