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$100 million pot windfall in Colorado - Cannabis News

Colorado's weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction.

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Tax money from marijuana sales helping students pay for college in Colorado - Cannabis News

DENVER - Marijuana is a $1.3 billion industry in Colorado, and the ensuing tax revenue is helping students pay for college.

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Could recreational marijuana help pay South Dakota teachers? - Cannabis News

South Dakota voters could boost funding to teachers and reduce the state's sales tax burden by supporting a ballot measure aimed at legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

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Could recreational marijuana help pay South Dakota teachers? - Cannabis News

South Dakota voters could boost funding to teachers and reduce the state's sales tax burden by supporting a ballot measure aimed at legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

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Colorado county using $425K in local pot taxes for college scholarships – Cannabis News

Pueblo County expands its cannabis-funded scholarships with eye on having high school graduates enroll at local colleges.

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Alaska: Marijuana fees generate funds for student travel in Sitka – Cannabis News

Student activities in Sitka are getting a boost from the marijuana industry.

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Alaska: Marijuana fees generate funds for student travel in Sitka – Cannabis News

Student activities in Sitka are getting a boost from the marijuana industry.

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In Colorado, first-ever marijuana tax scholarships awarded to 25 Pueblo students – Cannabis News

Pueblo County has set aside around $750,000 in college scholarships for high school seniors, and all of that funding came from marijuana excise taxes.

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The Cannabis Industry Finds Ways to Give Back to the Community – Cannabis News

Those running retail marijuana dispensaries or cultivation facilities want to be taken seriously, and many have taken it upon themselves to find ways to engage in their communities.

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Marijuana sales tax revenue huge boon for Colorado cities – Marijuana News

From small towns that barely dot the map to the state’s largest urban areas, revenue from retail marijuana sales is helping communities address homelessness, send children to college, patch potholes, secure water rights and fund an array of projects.

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These kids are going to college on pot – Marijuana News

DENVER — Colorado pot smokers are helping send 25 students to college, the first scholarships in the U.S. funded with taxes on legal marijuana.

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Why Richard Branson spent extra time in Colorado – Marijuana News

Branson’s firsthand exposure to cannabis-funded drug abuse treatment in Colorado is significant, state officials and marijuana industry representatives agree.

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Colorado marijuana sales skyrocket to nearly $1 billion in 2015 – Marijuana News

$996,184,788 — that's the final tally for Colorado marijuana sales as December 2015 figures show a record-setting finish.

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Colorado allowed to spend marijuana tax money, as voters reject refunds – Marijuana News

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.
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Day Without Marijuana Tax Draws Mixed Reactions in Colorado

Colorado Just Became The First State In History To Collect More Taxes From Marijuana Than Alcohol

Pot is tax-free in Colorado on Wednesday

Higher Learning: Colorado county mulls scholarship pot tax