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  1. Ron Strider

    CO: Pot's Connection To Homelessness Still Unclear, Experts Tell City Council

    Legal cannabis and homelessness are two hot-button issues in Denver, and the two came to a head on Monday, December 11, during a Marijuana Committee meeting of Denver City Council. At that meeting, several representatives of Colorado homeless-service providers and experts from research...
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    Colorado Using The $3M From Marijuana Taxes To Provide Food And Housing For Homeless

    The debate over whether to legalize marijuana has raged for over 50 years in North America. The decision by the state government of Colorado to legalize marijuana use in 2014 thus attracted a lot of attention. One argument that had been made in favor of legalization was that the government...
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    Colorado Plans To Give Homes To Homeless Thanks To Marijuana Tax Revenue

    Colorado has been blazing the way for recreational marijuana use and it looks like it's paying off for the state. It's earned tons of extra money, increases in tourism, drops in crime, and other benefits the state's been enjoying since legalizing pot. And now Colorado is wondering what to do...
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    CO: Marijuana Tax Money Could Be Diverted To Help Denver's Homeless Population

    Denver - Richard was one of the few in Denver's homeless population living around the Samaritan House Monday morning who didn't have his belongings picked up by city works crews and thrown in the back of a trash truck. The city's homeless sweeps continue as they're told to go somewhere else...
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    Colorado Is Using $3M From Marijuana Tax To Provide Food And Housing For The Homeless

    The debate about the legalization of marijuana has been prevalent in North American culture for over 50 years. The decision by the state of Colorado in October 2014 to legalize marijuana for recreational use was seen a revolutionary by those on both sides of the divide. Colorado and Marijuana...
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    Colorado Is Using $3 Million From Marijuana Tax To Provide Food, Housing For Homeless

    The debate about the legalization of marijuana has been prevalent in North American culture for over 50 years. The decision by the state of Colorado in October 2014 to legalize marijuana for recreational use was seen a revolutionary by those on both sides of the divide. Colorado and Marijuana...
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    CO: City Of Aurora Moves Forward On Marijuana Tax Increase

    Aurora, Colo. - An Aurora City Council committee gave the green light to a proposal raising the city's retail marijuana tax and dedicating the funds to support homeless services. The proposal would increase the tax from 5.75 percent to 7.75 percent at the same time the state tax drops from 10...
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    CO: Homeless Say Marijuana Drew Many People To Pueblo

    While a sampling of community members indicated a belief that the advent of legal marijuana has not increased vagrancy and panhandling, those on the street or in homeless shelters paint a slightly different picture. A year ago, John, who gave no last name, was on his way to Arkansas when he...
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    CO: Homeless Say Marijuana Drew Many People To Pueblo

    While a sampling of community members indicated a belief that the advent of legal marijuana has not increased vagrancy and panhandling, those on the street or in homeless shelters paint a slightly different picture. A year ago, John, who gave no last name, was on his way to Arkansas when he...
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    CA: L.A. County Likely To Scrap Proposed Marijuana Tax For Homeless Services

    CALIFORNIA: Less than two weeks after voting to pursue a tax on marijuana businesses to help pay for housing and health services for the homeless, Los Angeles County supervisors appear poised to pull the measure from the November ballot. County officials debated several potential tax measures...
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    Here's How Marijuana Taxes Could Help California's Homeless

    Legalizing and taxing weed could be very good for California's homeless. When California voters head to the polls this November, they'll have the opportunity to decide whether or not to levy a 10 percent tax on marijuana businesses to help fund housing and health services for homeless people...
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    Colorado City To Use $1.5 Million From Pot Tax To Help Homeless

    Now here's an idea we hope catches fire. Aurora, Colorado's third largest city, recently announced how it will use $1.5 million generated from a tax on recreational pot to supporting homeless people, the Aurora Sentinel reported. The city first made the announcement in September, and has now...