5 years 31 weeks ago

One common theme in the editorial pages and article comments over the past couple years has been derisively describing medical marijuana users as "dopers" "stoners" and other perjoratives, implying we're a bunch of irresponsible illegal drug users. A common tactic is calling dispensary customers "stoned-looking 20-somethings" when the statistics actually show the average age of licensees to be about 40.

5 years 41 weeks ago


As reported on 5/11/2011 by The Colorado Springs Gazette, the city collected $62,663 in sales taxes from Medical Marijuana Centers in April for the March collection period. Not a bad chunk of change! Let's explore what this number really means, where the rubber hits the road.