Pot taxes in Colorado could exceed 30 percent

From The Aspen Times, April 6 Kristen Wyatt The Associated Press Aspen, CO Colorado DENVER — A legislative panel decided Friday that marijuana in Colorado could be taxed at rates above 30 percent. But voters would have to OK the taxes, and some lawmakers fear the state’s tax-skeptical public could reject such high rates. A […]

Pot Regulation faces more delays in Colorado

From The Aspen Times Kristen Wyatt The Associated Press Aspen, CO Colorado DENVER — Marijuana regulation is moving at a halting pace in Colorado, where lawmakers Thursday extended a self-imposed deadline to agree how the newly legal drug should be grown, packaged and sold. A special House-Senate committee set up to regulate pot broke down […]

Officials say Colorado recreational marijuana regulations need money

From The Denver Post by John Ingold The Denver Post The failings of Colorado’s medical-marijuana system show the danger of not spending enough money on regulations for recreational pot, a state attorney told lawmakers Tuesday morning. Deputy Attorney General David Blake, who sat on a task force that proposed rules for recreational marijuana in Colorado, […]