“What do you mean the state has budget troubles? What about all the tax money from marijuana? Wasn’t that supposed to solve everything?” As a nonprofit devoted to educating Coloradans on the state’s unique fiscal challenges, we get that question almost every time now. It doesn’t matter what group we’re talking to about the state budget or which community in Colorado we’re visiting. Ever since recreational marijuana became legal, there has been a seemingly unstoppable urban myth going around that the state is positively swimming in tax revenue from pot sales.