Colorado Uses Pot Revenue to Fund College Scholarships

Wochit Headline News - Friday, 21 April 2017
In Colorado, Marijuana is a $1.3 billion industry. The ensuing tax revenue is helping students pay for college. Pueblo County is doing something that’s a first in Colorado: distributing pot-funded scholarships to college students. Every graduating high school student in Pueblo County will qualify for a scholarship funded by pot tax revenue. The tuition can be used at local colleges.

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