More Marijuana Articles

  • MONEY & THE LAW: Pot entrepreneurs should proceed with caution

    By jim flynn -
    Published: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    There is little doubt that Colorado's laws allowing for the possession and use of marijuana have provided the legal profession with enhanced income opportunities. These laws have generated all manner of questions affecting law enforcement agencies, local governments, landlords, banks,...

  • New Colorado marijuana shops on the block not always so popular

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

      DENVER — The booming new marijuana industry has an image problem. Not with government officials and the public — but with other businesses. From crime fears to smell complaints, new marijuana retailers and growers face suspicion and sometimes open antagonism from their...

  • Dennis Miller brings political comedy to Pikes Peak Center

    By Jennifer Mulson -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    8 p.m. Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $40-$50; 520-7469, Anybody who knows political comedian Dennis Miller is familiar with his rants, especially as a guest on Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor." He goes after politicians and religious leaders,...

  • El Paso County shatters election turnout record

    By Kassondra Cloos -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Scores of hotly contested races and ballot issues this November drove more El Paso County voters to the polls and their mailboxes than any previous midterm election. By Tuesday's 7 p.m. deadline, nearly 67 percent of the 340,000 voters who received ballots in the mail had turned them...

  • Election notebook: No on 2G makes Manitou Springs 40th city in state to allow rec pot sales

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Pot fans 'thrilled' 
2G lost in Manitou Opponents of the move to overturn recreational marijuana sales in Manitou Springs were "thrilled" with the defeat of Measure 2G. "Our city put together responsible regulation based on hundreds of hours of feedback from the community. These...

  • What places that legalized pot need to know

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday. The drug is already legal for people 21 and older in Colorado and Washington, thanks to ballot measures voted on in 2012. It was a whole new frontier for those states, so here are some...

  • Fremont County voters decide fate of retail marijuana

    By Carie Canterbury, Cañon City Daily Record
    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    About 63 percent of voters as of 1:30 a.m. Wednesday were not in favor of allowing retail marijuana establishments in the City of Cañon City while 37 percent of voters said yes. Two referendums on the General Election ballot asked voters if they want the City of Cañon City to allow...

  • Marijuana proponents look to California after victories

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    SEATTLE — Marijuana advocates, fresh off victories for legal recreational pot in Oregon, Alaska and the nation's capital, are already preparing for their next target, and it's a big one: California. They are aiming to ask voters in the nation's largest state to legalize marijuana for...

  • Manitou voters speak: Recreational marijuana sales will continue

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    The people have spoken. Again. Manitou Springs voters turned out in force to extinguish an effort to end recreational pot sales. Ballot question 2G, which would have prohibited retail sales, went up in smoke - 65 percent to 35 percent, according to final unofficial results....

  • 2nd ruling: Pot law doesn't provide DUI immunity

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Another court ruling says Arizona residents who have medical marijuana cards allowing them to legally smoke pot can still be prosecuted under laws against driving under the influence while having marijuana in their system. A state Court of Appeals panel of three judges...