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Colorado Becomes First State to Generate More Taxes From Marijuana Than Alcohol

Colorado Becomes First State to Generate More Taxes From Marijuana Than Alcohol

Greener Culture September 16, 2015 0

It was only a matter of time, but we can now officially report that Colorado has become the first state to generate more taxes from marijuana sales than that of alcohol. With the industry

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First marijuana gas stations to open in Colorado Springs

First marijuana gas stations to open in Colorado Springs

Greener Culture September 15, 2015 0

A new business model in the marijuana industry is about to open it’s doors. It’s called Gas and Grass and the stores combine a traditional gas station with a marijuana dispensary. Denver based Native Roots will

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One-day tax break coming for Colorado marijuana buyers

One-day tax break coming for Colorado marijuana buyers

Greener Culture September 10, 2015 0

A one-time tax break is coming for buyers of recreational marijuana in Colorado. Under the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, voters must approve new taxes and in 2013, 25 percent taxes on recreational marijuana

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Cannabis credit union in Denver sues Federal Reserve over rejection

Cannabis credit union in Denver sues Federal Reserve over rejection

Greener Culture August 3, 2015 0

A cannabis-centric credit union is going after the Federal Reserve after its application to open a “master account” was rejected. Fourth Corner Credit Union (TFCCU) in Denver wants to be the first to provide

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Marijuana growing spikes Denver electricity demand

Marijuana growing spikes Denver electricity demand

Greener Culture July 6, 2015 0

Surging electricity consumption by Colorado’s booming marijuana industry is sabotaging Denver’s push to use less energy — just as the White House perfects a Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution. Citywide electricity use

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Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Prices are Falling

Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Prices are Falling

Greener Culture June 25, 2015 0

After about 18 months of legal recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, the market keeps getting bigger. And now a new survey shows that pot prices in Colorado are actually declining, even as the number

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Go Behind the Scenes of Colorado’s $700 Million Pot Business

Go Behind the Scenes of Colorado’s $700 Million Pot Business

Greener Culture June 10, 2015 0

Photographer Benjamin Rasmussen may have started out shooting more tech-specific spreads, but he has since become well known for his photography highlighting the marijuana industry. Since a shoot with The New York Times in

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MARIJUANA-FRIENDLY LODGING FIRES UP IN COLORADO

MARIJUANA-FRIENDLY LODGING FIRES UP IN COLORADO

Greener Culture April 5, 2015 0

Colorado’s marijuana tourists quickly run into a harsh reality after stopping at one of the state’s approximately 330 marijuana stores: Most hotels and ski condos prohibit indoor smoking of any kind, never mind the

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Denver Airport Bans Marijuana-Inspired Souvenirs

Denver Airport Bans Marijuana-Inspired Souvenirs

Greener Culture January 29, 2015 0

Tourists who fly to Colorado, home of legal pot, can forget about buying souvenir boxer shorts, socks or sandals with a marijuana leaf on them when passing through the Denver airport. The airport has

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Colorado’s cannabis experiment puts it into a global spotlight

Colorado’s cannabis experiment puts it into a global spotlight

Greener Culture December 27, 2014 0

One year after he became, unofficially, the first legal recreational marijuana customer in America, Sean Azzariti sits on a couch in Denver’s 3D Cannabis Center and looks up to see … himself. The 4-foot-wide

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