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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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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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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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World's first marijuana-funded scholarship approved in southern Colorado – Marijuana News

Colorado State-Pueblo, along with Pueblo Community College, are the two institutions that students may attend using the new marijuana scholarships. Image via csupueblo.edu

DENVER — A Colorado county that boasts the world's largest outdoor marijuana farm and has been actively courting the new pot industry has approved the world's first marijuana-funded college scholarship.

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