scholarship

  1. Ron Strider

    CO: Marijuana Tax Pays Off For Pueblo High School Seniors In Scholarship Program

    In Pueblo, pot pays for college (well, some of it). On June 20, 210 high school seniors got $2,000 each from the Pueblo County Scholarship Fund and the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative. In total, $420,000 was disbursed. That is believed to be the first cannabis tax-funded scholarship...
  2. K

    CO: World's First Cannabis-Funded Scholarship Program Accepting Applications

    Pueblo is the first community in the world to provide a cannabis-funded scholarship to every graduating high school senior. Applications are now being accepted for the first full-year of funding of the new program. The Board of Pueblo County Commissioners on Monday approved a contract...
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    CO: CSU-Pueblo Student Benefits From Marijuana Excise Tax Scholarship

    It's plain and simple: College is expensive and any type of financial assistance can help. Just ask Brandon Barber, a Colorado State University-Pueblo freshman studying criminology with a minor in computer science. He's also taking advantage of one of Pueblo County's newest scholarships –...
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    CO: World's First Marijuana Funded Scholarship Awarded To 25 Students

    When you legalize marijuana, you not only solve a country's (in this case America's) health problems, you also boost its economy, create jobs, hike wages, weed out illegal cannabis trade, raise revenue, reduce crime rates, help the homeless, sponsor drug-addiction counseling, build schools, and...
  5. R

    Marijuana Scholarships: Good Idea For A Colorado City?

    Despite national news reports of controversy, marijuana growers, legislators and Pueblo residents seem largely supportive of the city's marijuana scholarship tax. College-bound students in Pueblo, Colorado will have access to almost $2 million in additional scholarship funds, thanks to...