Marijuana tax projections falling short

Marijuana tax projections falling short
Local News

By Melanie Wong

EAGLE COUNTY —Eagle County Schools Superintendent Jason Glass says that people come up to him all the time with the impression that the schools are receiving a windfall from the marijuana retail shops that seem to be popping up like weeds. He has to tell them — Eagle County hasn’t received any money from Proposition AA, in which Colorado voters approved an excise tax on retail marijuana that would go toward public schools. “Many come up to me assuming we’re rolling in cash because of marijuana taxes, and that’s just not the case,” said Glass. Marijuana taxes have been slowly …

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