Colorado lawmakers plan to boost marijuana profits.

Colorado lawmakers plan to boost marijuana profits.

DENVER –  The federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but it also has made clear it doesn’t agree with the move and may try to stop it, if isn’t tightly controlled.

Instead of keeping a low profile with the money, however, some Colorado lawmakers are trying the bold move of using millions of dollars they’ve collected so far from pot sales to seek matching funds from the federal government to keep kids off drugs. Read More…