Pot Race


Washington Judge Upholds Suburb's Ban of Retail Marijuana Shops
The Daily Chronic
Fife's lawyers argued that nothing in the state law overruled cities' zoning authority, while Wetherbee's attorneys insisted that if local governments can ban licensed growers, processor and sellers, it would undermine voters' desire to displace illegal pot sales.

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Cops: Black Mountain men had 4-foot pot plants
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE – Two Black Mountain men are facing felony marijuana charges after police say they found several four-foot marijuana plants growing at the suspects' home. Roman Igorovich Koptyukh, 31, and Shane Edward Nixon, 30, of Goldmont Street, each ...


Colorado is missing $21.5 million in marijuana taxes
kwgn.com
Voters legalized retail marijuana (pot for everyone, not just medical patients) in 2012. And they were told the state would pull in $33.5 million from two new taxes in the first six months of 2014. It turns out, the projections were way off. Here's why. Pot smokers ...

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