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New Mexico bill would create first state-run pot shops in U.S.

New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Republicans and Democrats, as a new wave of states weighs legislation that would legalize recreational sales and consumption.

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Marijuana industry would no longer be cash-only if this bill passes. And this time, it has a better chance.

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter has again introduced legislation allowing marijuana businesses to use banks, removing a hindrance that has plagued Colorado businesses in the five years since legalization.

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Colorado marijuana sales crack $6 billion since 2014 legalization, state says

Colorado marijuana businesses have sold more than $6 billion worth of weed and related products since a voter-approved measure allowing adults over the age of 21 to consume recreational pot took effect in the state on Jan. 1, 2014.

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California approves home marijuana delivery — even in communities that ban sales

California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales.

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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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Gains, growing pains mark California’s 1st year of legal pot

It was supposed to be a great year for marijuana entrepreneur Brian Blatz.

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Almost half of Colorado’s marijuana money can go wherever lawmakers wish

The Marijuana Tax Cash Fund is the largest pool of pot money in the state, and there are more than 60 different ways state lawmakers spend those dollars across Colorado.

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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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