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Marijuana businesses form coalition to defend against federal intervention

Colorado protects marijuana use while patients await trial
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DENVER (AP) — Marijuana use shouldn't be banned while people await trial. That's according to a bill that passed the Colorado Legislature...

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Official: Canada expected to legalize marijuana in 2018
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TORONTO — Canadians should be able to smoke marijuana legally by July 1, 2018, a senior government official said Monday.

Prime Minister Justin...

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Insights: Former Homeland Security chief calls mailboxes a gateway for drugs
By: Joey Bunch - 0 7 hr ago

The government probably would rather I didn't tell you this, and maybe I shouldn't. But former Penn. Gov. Tom Ridge, the nation's first Homeland...

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Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives
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COLUMBIA, S.C.  — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid...

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Eight of 16 people indicted in Colorado marijuana trafficking operation listed as having state pot licenses
By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Eight of the 16 people indicted on charges they ran a massive illicit marijuana operation that sold and shipped weed out of state are listed in...

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Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown
By: 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the...

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Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown
By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

DENVER — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the...

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GUEST COLUMN: Colorado's broken marijuana revenue model
By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

A few weeks ago, Gov. John Hickenlooper proposed a 50 percent sales tax increase on recreational marijuana in hopes of restoring $40 million to...

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LETTERS: Governor's assessment was accurate; health of Colorado kids
By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Governor's assessment was accurate

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper correctly stated the state has not seen a spike in teen marijuana usage. He...

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Colorado lawmakers boost number of permissible home-grow pot plants to 24
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Legislation aimed at cracking down on marijuana home-grows was heavily amended to allow medical cannabis patients and caregivers to cultivate up to...

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U.S. Rep. Coffman promises to protect Colorado pot from Attorney General Sessions
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman vowed to stand up to Donald Trump during his re-election bid in Colorado's 6th Congressional District last year, so he's...

Colorado crackdown on homegrown pot advances
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DENVER (AP) — A Colorado plan to crack down on homegrown pot is rapidly heading to the governor's desk after lawmakers changed the bill to give pot...

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Colorado Springs City Council flip-flops, approves Olympic Museum funding request
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

In one of the wildest City Council meetings officials could recall, the U.S. Olympic Museum failed on a 5-4 vote Tuesday to get $200,000 from the...

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Colorado city elections go from pot to loose dogs to fluoride
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

It's campaign season for city elections across Colorado in the coming weeks, and this year's ballots collectively pack an interesting punch.


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Colorado poll shows that many favor holding down the number of legal home-grow pot plants
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Colorado voters favor limiting the number of marijuana plants that can be grown at home, according to a survey obtained by Colorado Politics.


Colorado Springs sales tax revenues remain strong in February
By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

There was no post-holiday letdown for Colorado Springs' economy as consumers and businesses kicked off 2017 with robust purchases of motor vehicles,...

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Survey: A big thing marijuana opponents warned you about is definitely not happening
By: - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

A state-run survey of 37,000 middle and high school students in Washington state finds that marijuana legalization there has had no effect on...

This week at the Colorado Capitol: TABOR cap, transportation dollars, guns and traffic tickets
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Here are the legislative committee hearings of note for the week ahead in the Colorado Capitol. Committee schedules are subject to change. The daily...

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16 people indicted in massive home-grown marijuana operation across Denver area
By: - 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

CENTENNIAL — Sixteen people have been indicted on charges they ran a massive home-grown marijuana operation across the Denver metro area that...

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Lawmakers face $700 million in cuts to balance Colorado's budget
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

Lawmakers did not receive the luck of the Irish Saint Patrick's Day economic forecast they were hoping for on Friday, learning that they will have to...

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Colorado Springs detective recounts near miss as police chased suspects in double shootings
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

Less than 24 hours after a double shooting that killed one man and gravely wounded another, Colorado Springs police were receiving real-time updates...

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EDITORIAL: Experts want correction from Hickenlooper
By: - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

One judge and a group of scientists from Harvard, the University of Colorado and other institutions want a correction from Colorado Gov. John...

Rep. Mike Coffman floats defense of Colorado's marijuana industry
By: - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

DENVER — Rep. Mike Coffman is suggesting he might use the power of the purse to protect Colorado's legal marijuana industry.

During a...

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Bipartisan group of legislators tackles state's opioid overdose epidemic
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

A bipartisan group of Colorado state senators and representatives are taking on opioid addiction in a meaningful way with two bills pending before...

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Hickenlooper called out for marijuana remarks by anti-drug group
By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

As Colorado pols circle the wagons against potential federal encroachment on the state's legal marijuana culture, a group of nationally prominent...

2 bills advance in Colorado to curb growing pot at home
By: 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

DENVER (AP) — The nation's most generous grow-your-own marijuana laws came closer Monday to being curbed in Colorado, where the state House advanced...

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Jim Flynn: 2013 Colorado ruling gives Sessions an opening to prosecute marijuana cases
By: - 0 Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Colorado's laws allowing for the possession and use of marijuana continue to provide the legal profession with enhanced income opportunities - and...

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Colorado House approves 16-plant home marijuana limit
By: - 0 Fri, Mar 10, 2017

DENVER — Colorado's marijuana patients would be limited to 16 plants in their homes, down from 99, under a bill that passed the state House after...