New Denver pilot project for youth programs in the works after ballot measure for funding from marijuana taxes pulled | NewsPosted by On

A proposed Denver measure that would have raised marijuana taxes to fund youth programs has been pulled from the November ballot.

Friday was the deadline for finalizing the city ballot for Nov. 8. 

In its place, the group that backed My Spark Denver has announced another pilot project in partnership with the city for after-school and summer programs, aimed at students who qualify for free and reduced lunch.

“Chronic stress, isolation and academic disruptions from the last two years have made it difficult for kids to experience…

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