More Marijuana Articles

  • Manitou voters speak: Recreational marijuana sales will continue

    By DEBBIE KELLEY AND MONICA MENDOZA The Gazette -
    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...

  • Mugshot Monday: Most Wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Wanted: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following person for whom a felony arrest warrant has been issued. Charles David Jackson, 36, is described as a 6-0, 240-pound man with brown hair and hazel eyes. Jackson is being sought on suspicion...

  • Colorado voters not an easy group to figure out

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Colorado voters are never easy to peg. Take Ben Gahart, a 75-year-old Republican who dropped off an almost straight GOP ballot Saturday evening at Centennial Hall in downtown Colorado Springs. "We voted for Hickenlooper," Gahart said of he and his wife. "We thought he does a good,...

  • LETTERS: Harmful marijuana; lesson in income inequality

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    Harmful aspects of marijuana Re: Dr. George Athey's letter titled "Legalization of marijuana damaging" (Oct. 28)wherein he covers I believe, some extremely valid, timely and worrisome topics on this drug. He expresses his deep concern as a practicing physician on the harmful aspects...

  • Both sides of Manitou Springs recreational marijuana argument state their case

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    A little over three months since the first recreational marijuana store opened in Manitou Springs, voters in the community will decide if they want the sales to continue, or if they have changed their minds. A petition approved in July, signed by more than 450 residents, put the...

  • Lawyer dressed as Jedi challenges city's marijuana ban

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    CLARKSTON, Wash. — A Clarkston, Washington, attorney sued the city and four city councilors who voted to prohibit retail marijuana sales within city limits. And he did it in a Jedi costume. Rick Laws says the city's ban is unconstitutional. He filed the motion on Halloween on behalf...

  • LETTERS: Get regional park back on track; adults and marijuana

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Get regional park back on track Re: Andy Meng letter to the editor (Oct. 29). If Initiative 1A passes, one half of the money slated for Black Forest's parks recovery would be used for the "Pineries Open Space." The other half has been designated for the Black Forest Regional Park,...

  • Third-party candidates likely won't win, but they can make difference in gubernatorial election

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    His campaign slogan - The Most Interesting Politician in the World - explains it all. Mike Dunafon, the mayor of Glendale who is running as an independent candidate in the heated two-way governor's race between Gov. John Hickenlooper and Bob Beauprez, is backed by rappers Wyclef Jean...

  • Marijuana business incubator to open in Denver, courtesy of Colorado Springs company

    By David Migoya, The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    A Colorado Springs company that leases property to marijuana growers has acquired a former bank building in south Denver with plans to turn it into the industry's first business incubator. And if a consortium of marijuana businessmen cobble together the state's first cooperative...

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