The No Over Taxation campaign against Prop AA in Colorado reports what might be a first in campaign-finance history: $1,250-worth of marijuana for the campaign's free joint giveaways in Denver and Boulder. Denver Post reports:
The campaign backing a measure to impose new taxes on recreational marijuana has out-raised tax opponents by more than 17-to-1 and outspent opponents by 22-to-1, a Denver Post analysis of campaign finance reports shows. The Committee for Responsible Regulation, the campaign group formed to support Proposition AA on this year’s ballot, has raised about $67,000 in monetary and in-kind contributions as of its most recent finance filing earlier this week.
The group opposed to the tax, simply named No Over Taxation, has raised about $3,800 in monetary and in-kind contributions, according to its filings. ... the in-kind contribution of $1,250 worth of marijuana for the campaign’s free-joint giveaways in Denver and Boulder.