February 3, 2023

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Denver and Colorado Springs Face Big Marijuana Questions in 2022 Election

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This fall’s election promises to include several important issues, including a statewide initiative to decriminalize psychedelics, but there are a few interesting campaigns focused on Colorado’s other federally-banned plant.

The state’s two largest cities will each consider separate marijuana initiatives that could heavily impact dispensaries, while one of Colorado’s more recognizable marijuana business owners is running for office. Here’s the rundown on pot at the ballot box:

Denver’s proposed marijuana tax increase

Proposed by a group called My Spark Denver, this initiative proposes raising Denver recreational marijuana sales taxes by 4.5 percent in order to subsidize out-of-school learning. According to the group behind My Spark Denver, the tax increase and a 0.3 percent…

Thomas Mitchell

2022-08-12 10:01:00

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