Colorado Pot Sales Soar To Record In January, Bringing $2.3 Million For Schools

The center of the burgeoning industry in Denver is asking to extend shops’ evening closing hours and revisit the outright ban on public consumption.

COLORADO:  Colorado pot businesses sold a record amount of marijuana in January, resulting in an excise tax of $2.3 million designated for public schools, state officials said Wednesday. The numbers, reported by the Colorado Department of Revenue, show that January’s school-designated pot sales tax is more than 10 times the amount in January 2014, when Read the full article…

New Colorado Rules Set For Marijuana Edibles Packaging, Serving Sizes

In the new rules, the state has officially set the serving size of active THC in each edible marijuana item at 10 milligrams, and the maximum serving size of an individual edible marijuana product at 100 milligrams.

COLORADO:  Amid cries for tighter regulations on marijuana edibles after a rash of recent incidents, the Colorado Department of Revenue has posted new specific rules for the state’s legal marijuana industry that will go into effect in February 2015. In these new rules, the state has officially set the serving size of active THC in each edible Read the full article…

More Colorado Marijuana Tax Dollars Are Rolling In

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COLORADO:  Those pot tax dollars are rolling in, and they don’t show signs of letting up anytime soon. The Colorado Department of Revenue in June collected slightly more in tax revenue than the month before, according to its recent sales report. The state collected $4,775,679 from marijuana-related sales tax in June 2014, up from $4,511,668 collected in Read the full article…

No Colorado Marijuana Stores Found Selling To Minors In Police Checks

Multiple stings by have authorities have found zero marijuana sales to minors by pot shops in Colorado.

COLORADO:  Police have so far sanctioned no recreational marijuana stores for selling to minors during underage compliance stings across the state, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. Authorities in Denver and Pueblo, working with regulators from the state Marijuana Enforcement Division, have conducted 20 undercover stings in which they see whether a store will Read the full article…