09/08/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Denver Medical Marijuana Tax: Councilman Proposes 6% Sales Tax

Denver City Councilman Doug Linkhart has proposed a ballot measure that would place an additional 6 percent sales tax on medical marijuana sold in the city to pay for youth programming.

He wants his colleagues on the council to refer the issue to the voters on the November ballot and will bring the matter before the council's safety committee, which he chairs, on July 21.

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