Colorado Launches Another Marijuana-Themed License Plate Auction To Support Disabled Communities

Colorado Launches Another Marijuana-Themed License Plate Auction To Support Disabled Communities
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Colorado officials on Friday announced another round of auctions for ceremonial, marijuana-themed license plates to raise money to support programs for people with disabilities. People are able to bid on 22 different license plates with cannabis terms—like “WEED,” “420,” “BONGWTR,” “HASH” and “THC”—until April 20 and 4:20pm MT, with the first-to-legalize state strongly leaning into the marijuana holiday. For over a decade, Colorado has been a leader in the cannabis space, bringing bold, and creative businesses to the state. This effort allows us to celebrate Colorado’s mile-high reputation and fund critical programs in our disability community.https://t.co/rBL3wGEaAV pic.twitter.com/xN9doq4GBj — Governor Jared Polis (@GovofCO) April 2, 2022 “For over a decade, Colorado has been a leader in the cannabis space, bringing bold, innovative and creative businesses to the state,” Gov. Jared Polis (D) said in a press release. “This effort allows us to celebrate Colorado’s mile-high reputation and fund critical projects and programs in our disability community.” The state generated more than $45,000 from last year’s inaugural marijuana license plate auction for the Colorado Disability Funding Committee (CDFC). Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera (D) said the new initiative is a “fantastic opportunity to provide grant funding to not-for-profit and for-profit organizations that serve people with disabilities.” As an example, a representative of Family Voices CO, which received a grant from the 2021 auction, said that it gave the organization the opportunity to launch a pilot program to help 12 children experiencing deaf-blindness. Other plates in the new auction include ones reading, “BLUNT,” “DABBING,” “TERPENE,” “TOKER,” “VISINE” and “NORML.” One of the top sellers from last year’s auction was the “TEGRIDY” plate, a nod to the fictional South Park marijuana farm. Polis presented the creators of South Park with the souvenir license plates late last year, and he also said one of the show’s most…

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