Beyond “Pot for potholes”: Retail cannabis taxes help small Colorado town make big civic improvements

Published: May 4, 2017, 9:34 am • Updated: May 5, 2017, 8:52 am By Lance Benzel, The Gazette In advocating “pot for potholes,” recreational marijuana proponents promised a potent new revenue source for tackling a familiar urban headache. But in Manitou Springs, the only Pikes Peak region community so far…

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Videos from Civic Center show park was left a mess overnight after 4/20 event

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 7:04 pm • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 9:32 pm By Jon Murray and Danika Worthington, The Denver Post Videos recorded by city security cameras in Civic Center show that cleanup activities following the large 4/20 celebration late Thursday night left plenty of trash strewn about the…

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Who trashed Civic Center? Park was clean after Denver 4/20 rally, organizers say

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 8:19 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 10:51 am By Danika Worthington, The Denver Post Denver woke up Friday to piles and piles of trash covering Civic Center the morning after the annual 4/20 rally downtown. The garbage was mostly strewn around trash cans and appeared…

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Crowds (and clouds) roll in for annual 4/20 smoke-in at Denver’s Civic Center

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 2:04 pm • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 7:39 pm By Danika Worthington, The Denver Post DENVER, CO – APRIL 20: Co-owner of Airlounj, an inflatable air lounge company, Don Siegel, inflates a special marijuana inspired air lounge for Denver’s 420 rally at Civic Center Park April…

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