Colorado Springs council to hear ins and outs of retail recreational pot sales

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2012 file photo a caregiver picks out a marijuana bud for a patient at a marijuana dispensary in Denver. Pot smokers in Colorado were the biggest winners in the vote that legalized the drug. Now state regulators are working out the details of exactly how to tax it, so the benefits are shared statewide in the form of increased revenue. A state panel meets Thursday to draft final recommendations based on the voter-approved marijuana legalization question that asked for excise taxes up to 15 percent to fund school construction.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
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