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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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Gas & Grass: Could buying weed at the gas station be the next big thing in Colorado?



Eric Lupher 09/12/2015 COLORADO SPRINGS - The next big marijuana trend may have just hit the ground running in Colorado Springs. Soon, people there will be able to get gas and buy weed. 7NEWS found a place called Gas & Grass owned by Native Roots on the east side of the city.

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Illegal grow operation busted, 12,000 marijuana plants destroyed



Lena Howland 9/15/2015 HUERFANO COUNTY - A massive drug bust hidden in the Colorado mountains. Federal agents say they seized nearly 12,000 marijuana plants growing in the San Isabel National Forest near Cordova Pass on Wednesday.

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Marijuana campaign aims to educate teens



Jordan Alexander 09/09/2015 GRAND JUNCTION - The Mesa Country Drug Threat Oversight Collaborative (DTOC) are rolling out a new educational campaign to tackle pot use among teenagers.

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Marijuana shops expect big crowds for tax holiday



Scott N. Miller 09/13/2015 EAGLE COUNTY - Marijuana enthusiasts can add one more holiday to their calendars. On Wednesday, recreational pot will be sold without state-added taxes.

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EDITORIAL: Colorado unleashes tax-free pot



By: The Gazette editorial 09/15/2015 For advocates of marijuana anarchy, holidays don't get better than this. Wednesday is Colorado's famous/infamous tax-free pot day. Stores are stocking up for record-setting sales. It's a good week to keep especially close watch on teenagers and younger children who may be vulnerable to a sudden surge in the pot supply.

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Caregiver caveat to grow?



PETER ROPER, JON POMPIA, 09/13/2015 A Pueblo man who surrendered his state marijuana licenses earlier this year because of violations at his Pueblo County stores is back in business growing pot as a “caregiver” — although Pueblo County Sheriff’s investigators believe the 463 plants Hank Borunda is growing on 27th Lane are an illegal grow and they’ve referred the case to the district attorney.

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