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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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Colorado governor debuts plan to battle homelessness with pot taxes – Cannabis News

'I'm doubling down': Gov. John Hickenlooper debuts 'aggressive' new efforts to fight homelessness with marijuana taxes.

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Colorado governor debuts plan to battle homelessness with pot taxes – Cannabis News

'I'm doubling down': Gov. John Hickenlooper debuts 'aggressive' new efforts to fight homelessness with marijuana taxes.

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Governor who called legalization 'reckless' now says Colorado's pot industry is working – Marijuana News

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper appears to have softened his views on marijuana legalization.

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Colorado Governor issues executive order to declare tainted pot a threat to public safety – Marijuana News

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper speaks at a 2012 event in Washington, D.C. Image: USDA via Wikimedia Commons

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday issued an executive order telling state agencies that any marijuana grown with unapproved pesticides is a threat to public safety and should be removed from commerce and destroyed.

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Regulation of Colorado's marijuana industry is a work in progress

Image of legal marijuana on display in a dispensary
 
In the final days of the 2015 legislative session, Gov. John Hickenlooper's office asked for a $300,000 earmark to fund a crackdown on toxic pesticides being used in legal marijuana grows in Colorado.
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