Number Of Citations Issued For Public Marijuana Use In Denver Spikes In 2014

People have to learn. So there's always that learning process," said Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. "We have asked our officers and instructed them to be, to enforce the law.

COLORADO:  Public use of marijuana is prohibited throughout Colorado. Now six months into legalization, 7NEWS has discovered a spike in the number of citations issued in Denver. According to Denver police statistics, there were 181 citations issued in 2013. That compares to 351 citations since the start of this year. “People have to learn. So there’s Read the full article…

Buzz-kill: Denver proposes 5% tax on marijuana sales

Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver City Council don't want to even smell marijuana.

COLORADO:  Remember when marijuana activists argued that legalized pot could help control budget deficits by reducing police costs and raising tax revenues?  Putting that into practice in Denver has proven a bit difficult.  Advocates for legalization are now balking at a 5% tax on marijuana purchases, possibly going to 10% to match the state’s taxes on Read the full article…

Buzz-kill: Denver proposes 5% tax on marijuana sales

Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver City Council don't want to even smell marijuana.

COLORADO:  Remember when marijuana activists argued that legalized pot could help control budget deficits by reducing police costs and raising tax revenues?  Putting that into practice in Denver has proven a bit difficult.  Advocates for legalization are now balking at a 5% tax on marijuana purchases, possibly going to 10% to match the state’s taxes on Read the full article…