To Tax Or Not To Tax: Marijuana Election One Month Away

Pennsylvania passes medical marijuana bill.

COLORADO: Buy a pack of cigarettes, gamble in Black Hawk or have a pint in a bar and you’ll be paying a sin tax. Colorado voters in November will decide whether marijuana should be taxed similarly once it hits legal retail stores in January.

How to regulate pot when it's legal

Public perceptions about pot have come a long way, from the dire warnings of "Reefer Madness" to growing acceptance of medical marijuana.

CALIFORNIA: It’s becoming a cliché: The tide is turning in the debate over cannabis. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, publicly reversed his position and now supports medical cannabis.

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.