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Metro OKs change in pot tax language



Kristen M. White 09/10/2015 If approved by voters, the retail marijuana tax in Pueblo West will increase over time for the first three years effective, in tandem with the proposed tax by Pueblo County.

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Pueblo City Council Tables Recreational Marijuana Vote in 2015



06/23/2015 Pueblo voters will not get a say about recreational marijuana shops opening in their city. At least not in 2015. City Council is putting off the discussion until 2016.

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Nevada lawmakers see how Colorado embraces legal pot



Patrick Walker, Bill Roe, 05/01/2015 DENVER - As Nevada prepares for medical marijuana dispensaries to open, state lawmakers are already looking ahead to full recreational use in the state. That's because the question of legalizing marijuana for recreational use will be on the November 2016 general election ballot.

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Residents can battle retail weed expansion



RYAN SEVERANCE 04/23/2015 Councilman Chris Nicoll told a group of citizens who are opposed to the expansion of retail marijuana into the city of Pueblo that there is something they can do to fight back if City Council decides to approve an ordinance allowing recreational marijuana stores in the city when it’s scheduled to vote on the matter at a meeting on May 11.

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Lyons cancels vote to ban retail pot, but moratorium could be ahead



Alex Burness 02/18/2015 After operating for months under the assumption that a March 24 special election in Lyons would include a measure seeking to ban recreational pot businesses, the town board voted Tuesday night to remove the ballot item altogether, citing insurmountable legal hurdles that would accompany such a vote.

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Lyons mayor: Vote to ban retail pot likely to be canceled altogether



Alex Burness 02/12/2015 The mayor of Lyons believes the town will entirely scrap a vote on whether to ban retail marijuana, after learning earlier this week that the election would be illegal to hold any time before November 2016.

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6 weeks before voting on retail pot ban, Lyons hits legal snag



Alex Burness 02/10/2015 Lyons town leaders are scrambling after learning of the illegality of a planned ballot measure for the March 24 special election, in which residents were to vote on a retail marijuana ban.

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