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Colorado MMJ licensees are responsible marijuana consumers

One common theme in the editorial pages and article comments over the past couple years has been derisively describing medical marijuana users as "dopers" "stoners" and other perjoratives, implying we're a bunch of irresponsible illegal drug users. A common tactic is calling dispensary customers "stoned-looking 20-somethings" when the statistics actually show the average age of licensees to be about 40.

Basic MMJ economics in Colorado Springs

Lebowski
6/11/2011

As reported on 5/11/2011 by The Colorado Springs Gazette, the city collected $62,663 in sales taxes from Medical Marijuana Centers in April for the March collection period. Not a bad chunk of change! Let's explore what this number really means, where the rubber hits the road.

Notes on the House Bill 1261 House Judiciary Committee hearings

Notes on the House Bill 1261 House Judiciary Committee hearings:

 

"Better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer,"

Blackstone, 1765

 

"Better that ten innocent persons suffer, than that one guilty go free."

Colorado Law Enforcement, 2011

Colorado Taxed Cannabis!

3/2/2011

Colorado City and Town Regulations Guide v0.821

This data is not guaranteed to be accurate and is out-of-date.  Seek your own counsel before making expenditures.

Place Name Restrictions Gov type

2008 population

Colorado County Regulations Guide v0.727

This data is not guaranteed to be accurate.  Seek your own counsel before making expenditures.

Adams County

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