Colorado


FILE--In this Friday, Dec.18, 2015, photograph, LivWell store manager Carlyssa Scanlon shows off some of the products available in the marijuana line marketed by rapper Snopp Dogg in one of the marijuana chain's outlets south of downtown Denver. As legal marijuana becomes a further-entrenched fact of life in Colorado, small-town leaders are struggling to sort out the same issues that Denver and other cities have tangled with, from zoning for grows and dispensaries to allowing cannabis clubs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)

DENVER | The mayor of a tiny Denver-area town looks forward to filling pot holes with pot revenue. The prospect of marijuana tax proceeds also has raised spirits in a Colorado mountain county facing the closure of a major mine. But across the state that has been a legal marijuana pioneer, small communities are finding costs […]