More Marijuana Articles

  • Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a first

    Associated Press
    Updated: 44 min ago

    DENVER — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects. The grants awarded by the Colorado Board of Health will go to studies...

  • A refund for Colorado Springs taxpayers? Better times for city make it one possibility

    BY WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The city of Colorado Springs may have to issue refunds to taxpayers or ask voters to keep revenue above limits set in the city's charter if sales and use tax collections continue to surge at double-digit rates, the city's chief financial officer said Tuesday. City officials are...

  • Retired Air Force officer appointed to City Council's District 2, will serve 4 months

    BY MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Larry Bagley, a retired Air Force officer, likes the City for Champions proposal, believes a stormwater funding plan needs to be developed soon and does not want recreational marijuana sales in Colorado Springs. Bagley was appointed by City Council on Monday to temporarily fill the...

  • A closer look at the 10 candidates for vacant Colorado Springs council seat

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    The person appointed to the City Council on Monday will be more than a seat-filler for the next four months. Whoever replaces Joel Miller in the Colorado Springs District 2 seat could be a pivotal member of the council as it prepares to decide in January proposed ballot questions on...

  • Colorado resort towns worry over marijuana perception

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    BRECKENRIDGE — Business is booming in Colorado's mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted customers curious about legalized pot. But there's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially...

  • Colorado Springs commercial real estate continues slow rebound from recession

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Colorado Springs' commercial real estate market might not be as robust as that of Denver and northern Colorado, but it should see better times in 2015, according to a forecast by Quantum Commercial Group, a local commercial brokerage. "We're moving forward. We're just not moving...

  • Boys caught trying to break into Colorado Springs marijuana dispensary

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Two kids tried to break into a Colorado Springs medical marijuana dispensary early Friday morning, but couldn't make it inside. Colorado Springs police caught them before they made it into Canna Meds Wellness Center, and the boys surrendered before officers set a police dog on them....

  • DOJ says Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday. Some advocates said the announcement could open new markets...

  • Colorado marijuana taxes rebound after 1st dip

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    DENVER — Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado have bounced back after a slow September, when Colorado notched its first month-over-month decline for the newly legal drug. The Colorado Department of Revenue says the state brought in about $3.2 million from recreational marijuana...

  • Colorado Springs City Council looks to change charter

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    It's been nearly one year since Mayor Steve Bach fired the City Council's legislative assistant. But the council has not forgotten. In January, the council will decide whether to take its personnel issue to the voters of Colorado Springs, and council members discussed the possible...

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