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7

Jul

2014

New Videos Available on Marijuana Industry Impacts

Check out new videos from Colorado Municipal League staff and Inside Olympia.

2

May

2014

Results for marijuana retail store lottery posted

The results of the marijuana retail store lottery are now posted on the Liquor Control Board’s website under the public records section.

30

Apr

2014

Marijuana license lottery process encounters hurdles

Last week, the Liquor Control Board (LCB) began the lottery for licensing retail marijuana businesses.
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Categories: Marijuana

18

Apr

2014

Marijuana issues dominate the discussion but fail to pass

Marijuana-related proposals dominated the law and justice issues of the session.

2

Apr

2014

Washington Court of Appeals sides with Kent in lawsuit over banning collective gardens

The Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed that the City of Kent has authority to prohibit medical marijuana collective gardens. 


21

Mar

2014

Legislature fails to pass significant marijuana legislation this session.

There were around 53 bills proposed this session related to some aspect of marijuana.

19

Mar

2014

The future of medical-marijuana is hazy

In the last hours of the legislative session, so many changes were proposed for the marijuana bill 3ESSB 5887 that no one could agree on a final version.
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Categories: Marijuana

12

Mar

2014

Colorado sees $2 million in first month of recreational marijuana tax revenue

Colorado Department of Revenue reported $2 million in tax revenues for the first month of recreational marijuana sales.

7

Mar

2014

Marijuana legislation is still a work in progress

Cities continue to remind legislators that we need a portion of the new marijuana excise tax revenue.

28

Feb

2014

Cities continue to speak out on need for marijuana revenue

This week we delivered a letter to the Governor and Legislators from some 100 cities reminding them of the need to provide local government with marijuana revenue.

27

Feb

2014

Senate budget leaders seek to cut city liquor taxes again. Voting as early as noon today, February 27

On Monday afternoon, the Senate released their supplemental state budget proposal. For more up-to-date information, please see this article.

26

Feb

2014

From a rush for gold, to green. CNBC explores tax revenues from marijuana

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Categories: Marijuana

26

Feb

2014

City mayors to Legislature: Marijuana legalization enforcement needs support NOW!

Thank you to all of those who signed onto the letter asking the Governor and Legislative leaders to share marijuana revenue with cities.
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Categories: Marijuana

25

Feb

2014

City mayors to Legislature: Marijuana legalization enforcement needs support NOW!

If the state is relying on cities to enforce new marijuana laws, it needs to provide some of the new marijuana tax revenues to pay for it – this is a matter of common sense and fairness.
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Categories: Marijuana

21

Feb

2014

Keep the pressure on, final push to share marijuana revenue

With just three short weeks left in the 2014 session, we must continue to push hard on the legislature to convince them to share marijuana revenue with cities.
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