County voters could see pot on ballot
The intent behind putting the pot question on the November ballot is to have a tax in effect if commissioners lift the moratorium and begin hearing permit applications for grow facilities.
Looking only at grow facilities, no retail
Routt County officials have studied the policies of other counties that allow marijuana grow operations, as well as the experience of the nearby town of Oak Creek.
The Steamboat Springs City Council in November could ask voters to consider putting an additional tax on the sales of alcohol, marijuana and possibly tobacco in the city as a way to boost substance abuse prevention and treatment in the Yampa Valley.
The Hayden Town Council on Thursday night gave the green light to the town’s first marijuana-growing facility.
Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown firm on pot, pesticides
Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown told a local audience June 8 the Department of Agriculture has been busy facilitating the growing interest in raising industrial hemp.
Levy would generate funds for substance abuse prevention, treatment
The list of people endorsing the proposal includes Tom Gangle, regional director of Mindsprings Health; Dave Wilkinson, emergency director for Yampa Valley Medical Center; several staff members at the Foundry, a local rehabilitation center; and YVMC CEO Frank May.
A Steamboat Springs City Councilman is seeking support for two tax measures he feels are needed to improve city services and combat a local substance abuse epidemic.
Resident Rodney McGowen is moving forward with plans to build a marijuana cultivation business in Hayden.
Steamboat Springs Board of Education members are considering whether to create a policy to govern the use of medical marijuana in schools following passage of a Colorado bill.
Majority votes in favor of marijuana business move
Curve Plaza is about to get a little greener.
Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs