Local Motion: Marijuana Enforcement and Revenue

Jul 25, 2018

The state of Colorado made over 247 million dollars in taxes in 2017 off of over one billion dollars in sales of marijuana.
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Delta County is seeing a surge in marijuana compliance checks as law enforcement officers seek to stamp out illegal grows. At the same time, the state of Colorado continues to rake in massive tax benefits after last year's marijuana sales of over 1 billion dollars. KVNF News spoke with the Paonia chief of police, the sheriff of Delta County and the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Revenue to get the story.