Scott Durrah, First African-American Licensed Dispensary Owner, To Run For Denver City Council.

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COLORADO: Scott Durrah, owner of Simply Pure Dispensary and longtime Denver resident, has announced his candidacy for NW Denver, District 1 City Council.  With the rise of politically diverse voices emerging across the country, Durrah, a Marine veteran, long-time entrepreneur and activist who has campaigned for many officials from President Obama to Colorado’s recently-elected and newly Read the full article…

Lawsuit Filed Over Denver’s New Plant Limit Rule

Denver City Council voted to limit the amount of marijuana plants a caretaker can grow for other patients to just 36.

COLORADO:  Growing marijuana is not easy. Anyone who has tried it can tell you that. People that haven’t grown marijuana always throw out lines like ‘it is just a weed, just put it in dirt and it will grow.’ Will it technically grow? Sure. But will it grow well? Only if you give it quality food, quality Read the full article…

Denver sets marijuana sales tax

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COLORADO: Denver City Council on Monday made several big decisions about the nascent marijuana industry, including allowing stores to sell both medical and nonmedical pot without requiring physical barriers in the shops and setting a proposed 3.5 percent tax rate. Also, new licensing requirements will give neighbors a chance to raise concerns about public safety, health Read the full article…

5 Percent Recreational Marijuana Tax Approved By Denver City Council

The Colorado Court of Appeals said people whose cases were under appeal when Amendment 64 on recreational marijuana took effect in December 2012 are eligible to have their convictions reversed.

COLORADO: Denver City Council approved a municipal tax rate of 5 percent on recreational marijuana sales in Mile High City on Monday afternoon — if approved by voters, the city tax would likely be in addition to the 25 percent combined state tax rate, which also must be approved by voters this November.

Marijuana: Denver's projected revenues from recreational pot won't cover expenditures

The expenditures break down into a variety of expenses under three main categories: regulation, enforcement, and health and education.

COLORADO: How much pot is going to be sold next year in Colorado as a result of Amendment 64′s passage is one of those great unknowns that has given officials across the state a big headache as they try to predict tax revenues.