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Routt County's proposed pot tax too 'high' for Hayden's liking

State law prohibits Routt County from imposing an excise tax of more than 5 percent on pot, but the Town of Hayden, which operates under a home rule charter, is not bound by that limitation.

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Second marijuana grow proposed for Hayden

Two developers are proposing a second marijuana growing facility in Hayden.

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Marijuana decision the 'best compromise'

A local marijuana business owner has mixed feelings about a decision by federal officials related to the legality of marijuana.

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Oak Creek to consider marijuana ordinance

The Oak Creek Town Board on Thursday will consider an ordinance that would place restrictions on how residents grow marijuana.

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Routt County Commissioners hear law enforcement concerns on rural pot grows

Town of Breckenridge detective urges Routt County Commissioners to ensure they have 'teeth' in their regulations if they choose to allow marijuana grow facilities.

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Routt County Commissioners explore conditions for allowing pot grows

The Routt County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Aug. 8 regarding the possibility of lifting a moratorium and allowing marijuana growing operations in rural areas of the county.

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City Council votes down sin tax proposal

The revenue generated from the taxes would have been spent on substance abuse treatment and prevention efforts.

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Vote on rural pot grows in Routt County prepped for Nov. 8 ballot

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.

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County has budding interest in pot

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.

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City Council members express interest in proposing additional taxes on marijuana, alcohol

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.

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Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs

Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs