Adams County may have to return $500K in marijuana taxes collected to fund scholarships

Adams County has been improperly collecting a 3 percent sales tax on recreational marijuana since July 2015, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, and may have to refund hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The court found the voter-approved special pot sales tax is invalid, reversing a lower court decision and siding with the cities of Northglenn, Aurora and Commerce City, which sued over the tariff.

“We hold that Adams County does not have either constitutional or statutory…

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