Public economics

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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Pueblo County wants to keep excess weed money



JEFF TUCKER 05/29/2015 Pueblo County will be asking voters whether they want the equivalent of about three spins on the City Park Kiddie Rides or if they would rather let the government use a little less than $150,000 in excess marijuana revenues for something else.

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Bill to fix Colorado's pot tax problem introduced



Megan Schrader 04/21/2015 Colorado lawmakers are getting ready to ask voters if they can keep $58 million in pot taxes collected by the state despite the huge increase in overall revenue collections for the state.

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