Denver wants to raise retail marijuana taxes to boost affordable housing fund

Denver marijuana buyers would help pay for an expansion of Denver’s 10-year, $ 150 million affordable housing fund under a plan that includes borrowing to amp up apartment production. Mayor Michael Hancock and other city officials have been under pressure from City Council members and affordable housing advocates for more…

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Recent cases raise questions about cannabis regulation corruption, ethics

Published: Jun 21, 2017, 8:30 am • Updated: Jun 21, 2017, 8:34 am By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Take a black-market business that relies on cash. Move the business out of the shadows by giving it government oversight. Hire new regulators to keep watch on the business,…

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Jake Plummer auctioning off Broncos game-day experiences to raise money for CBD research

Published: Nov 18, 2016, 6:49 am • Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 6:49 am By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post Former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer is auctioning off 16 game-day experiences to fund a series of studies on cannabinoid treatments for traumatic brain injuries and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The “Game…

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Press Conference: Pennsylvania House Judiciary Plans To Raise Marijuana Fines

The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote on a bill, HB 1422, that seeks to massively increase fines for marijuana possession. Although HB 1422 downgrades 30 grams of marijuana or less from a misdemeanor to a summary, those convicted will live with the burden of a criminal record.…

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Arizona Marijuana Legalization Initiative Could Raise $40+ Million For Education

Backers of a proposed 2016 ballot initiative to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol estimate the measure would raise more than $ 40 million annually for education in Arizona. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol highlighted the potential revenue Wednesday by presenting the state with a jumbo-sized check during…

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