• Tourism industry fuels strong April sales tax numbers

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    The tourism industry led the way as Colorado Springs sales tax collections rose for the 11th time in the past 12 months, the city's Finance Department reported Tuesday. Sales tax revenue collected in April rose 6.9 percent from April 2014 to $11.7 million, the second consecutive...

  • 7 things you might not know about Makepeace and Suthers

    BY BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    With the Colorado Springs mayoral election all but decided, here are seven things you might not know about candidates John Suthers and Mary Lou Makepeace: - Mayor-elect Suthers wears Wranglers to casual events. - Makepeace is a "soccer grandma" who raises her 10-year-old grandson....

  • Highlights from around the Capitol

    Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House gave final approval Tuesday to a limited medical marijuana bill that would give epilepsy patients access to trace amounts of cannabis oil. The next stop is Gov. Greg Abbott's desk, marking a milestone that marijuana-reform advocates say is nothing...

  • Colorado Springs student suspended for bringing medical marijuana to school

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    A disabled Sand Creek High School student was suspended Monday after school officials discovered medical marijuana in his lunch box, according to Gazette news partner KKTV.

  • Lawsuit: Colorado man monopolizing Illinois marijuana biz

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    CHICAGO — A new lawsuit has been filed involving medical marijuana, this one claiming a Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new industry in Illinois. Medponics Illinois filed the lawsuit Monday in Lake County. It claims Kayvan...

  • Colorado law firm endows marijuana law professorship

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    DENVER — A Colorado law firm specializing in marijuana law has endowed a professorship at the University of Denver. The three-year endowment is believed to be the first funded by the new marijuana industry. The professorship at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will be...

  • Pot law firm endows marijuana law professorship

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A Colorado law firm specializing in marijuana law has endowed a professorship at the University of Denver. The three-year endowment is believed to be the first funded by the new marijuana industry. The professorship at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will...

  • Colorado governor signs rules that limit medical pot growers

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor signed into law a crackdown on medical marijuana Monday, one of two measures designed to ferret out people improperly using and selling untaxed marijuana. The law limits caregivers, those who grow pot on behalf of patients, to 99 plants. The change...

  • Colorado law firm endows marijuana law professorship

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    DENVER — A Colorado law firm specializing in marijuana law has endowed a professorship at the University of Denver. The three-year endowment is believed to be the first funded by the new marijuana industry. The professorship at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will be...

  • Colorado governor signs rules that limit medical pot growers

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    DENVER — Colorado's governor signed into law a crackdown on medical marijuana Monday, one of two measures designed to ferret out people improperly using and selling untaxed marijuana. The law limits caregivers, those who grow pot on behalf of patients, to 99 plants. The change means...

Advertisement
Advertisement
The Gazette’s Deal of the Day
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement