Colorado voters approved a statewide ballot measure Tuesday that gives state lawmakers permission to spend $66.1 million in taxes collected from the sale of recreational marijuana. Image: Aaron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post
Colorado voters Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a statewide ballot measure that gives state lawmakers permission, once again, to spend $66.1 million in taxes collected from the sale of recreational marijuana.
The outcome came as no surprise given its bipartisan backing, and election returns as of 9:40 p.m. showed Proposition BB receiving about 69 percent support, well above the majority-vote threshold, according to returns from counties.
 
The secretary of state website incorrectly reported the first returns — getting the results backward, officials confirmed.
 
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