Great read!

The Denver Post explains how Two Small Cities created a cannabis empire thanks in part to the heavy hand of government, which bestowed a competitive advantage on two savvy, free-market local governments situated on the fringes of the City and County of Denver.

“My impression was out of a store that is 1,000 square feet at our sales tax rates — that’s $309,000 sales tax revenue in one year,” Deputy city manager Chuck Line told Denver Post reporter John Aguilar. “It’s just incredible.”