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Manitou's sales tax collections continue to sizzle



Stephen Hobbs 11/15/2014 Manitou Springs continued its sales tax hot streak in September with nearly $303,000 in collections.

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Five Southern Colorado Municipalities to Decide on Recreational Marijuana



Kelsey Kennedy 11/04/2014 Five communities across Southern Colorado will decide whether or not to legalize and tax recreational marijuana on Tuesday. El Paso County Clerk and Recorder, Wayne Williams, says turnout is highest among voters with a marijuana question on their ballot.

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Both sides of Manitou Springs recreational marijuana argument state their case



Stephen Hobbs 11/2/2014 A little over three months since the first recreational marijuana store opened in Manitou Springs, voters in the community will decide if they want the sales to continue, or if they have changed their minds.

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Manitou's deep marijuana divide



Ralph Routon 10/22/2014 Through the years, Manitou Springs has embraced its reputation and personality: open-minded (some say liberal, but that's painting with too broad of a brush), fun-loving and, most of all, tolerant.

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Manitou Springs sets a record that businesses can appreciate



Stephen Hobbs 10/11/2014 Manitou Spring's record-breaking summer continued in August, with a 17 percent sales tax revenue increase from the previous month.

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Manitou mayor says no negative impact from retail pot



Dana Molina 10/10/2014 MANITOU SPRINGS - There has been no negative impact in Manitou Springs since the opening of the town's first retail marijuana store, according to the city's mayor. Maggie's Farm has been in business for more than two months. It is the only retail marijuana shop in El Paso County.

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Recreational pot isn't coming to Palmer Lake...yet



Jonathan Petramala 10/9/2014 PALMER LAKE - Even though voters in Palmer Lake rejected recreational marijuana by 57 votes in April, it was back up for debate again in front of the Town Council.

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Recreational pot sales debate underway in Manitou Springs



Kristyn Leon 01/06/2014 MANITOU SPRINGS - Tourism dollars may soon be trickling in to the city of Manitou Springs, and that's all thanks to the legalization of recreational marijuana sales.

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Recreational Pot Shop Prepares To Open Its Doors In Manitou Springs



07/30/2014 Thursday's the day recreational pot sales are set to begin in El Paso County. The feeling among people in Manitou Springs--the only community in the county where recreational pot is allowed to be sold--is mixed. But one thing most can agree on is that it should bring much-needed revenue to the town.

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