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How pot taxes stack up to other sin taxes

11/01/2013 12:05am
Marijuana is newly legal in Colorado and voters are deciding next week how to tax it. How do state pot taxes compare to other so-called "sin taxes," charges on goods deemed unnecessary or even harmful?

Colorado voters deciding how to tax pot

11/01/2013 3:38am
A pro-pot jingle in Colorado last year went like this: "Jobs for our people/Money for schools/Who could ask for more?" Nearly a year after Colorado legalized recreational weed, voters get the chance to decide exactly how much more _ in taxes.

Fitch Ratings revises Spain's outlook up to stable

11/01/2013 12:15pm
Fitch Ratings has revised Spain's outlook upward from negative to stable and affirmed the country's ratings at "BBB."

Appeals court deals blow to contraceptive mandate

11/01/2013 4:06pm
A divided appeals court panel sided Friday with Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law.