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APNewsBreak: Illinois medical marijuana director resigns
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CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney appointed last year by Gov. Bruce Rauner to lead the Illinois medical marijuana program has resigned to pursue work in the...

Justices reject appeal over medical marijuana in Montana
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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal challenging a Montana law that limits medical marijuana providers to...

Justices reject appeal over medical marijuana in Montana
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal challenging a Montana law that limits medical marijuana providers to selling the drug to a...

LSU and Southern approve plans to grow medical marijuana
0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU and Southern University both want to begin growing marijuana for medical use.

The boards of both schools approved...

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Pentagon report: General was roadblock for Air Force Academy football misconduct probe
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

The Pentagon's inspector general found that a former Air Force Academy boss hindered an investigation into athlete misconduct, including drug use and...

State attorneys oppose delay of medical pot restrictions
0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — State attorneys say a judge should only delay enforcement of new medical marijuana restrictions until the U.S. Supreme Court...

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GOP primary candidates for El Paso County District 4 commission race target marijuana
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

The two Republican candidates in the El Paso County Commission District 4 race may not see eye-to-eye on all issues, but the one thing they agree on...

Correction: Medical Marijuana story
0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — In a story June 22 about delays in the state's processing of medical marijuana card renewals, The Associated Press reported...

Marijuana suspension doesn't slow maturing Cardinals pitching prospect Alex Reyes' progress
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Area baseball fans could get a glimpse of the St. Louis Cardinals' future when right-hander Alex Reyes starts Game 1 of a doubleheader on Thursday at...

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Pot-shop killing in Colorado raises security fears
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DENVER — Cameras are everywhere in a pot shop, from the parking lot to the front door to the warehouses where the plant is packaged.

But the...

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Minority goals for Ohio pot market raise legal questions
0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Part of Ohio's new medical marijuana law that sets aside a piece of the state's budding pot business for minorities appears to...

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Legal weed sparks Colorado debate - why not allow pot clubs?
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DENVER — Legal marijuana is giving Colorado a stinky conundrum. Visitors can buy the drug, but they can't use it in public. Or in a rental car. Or in...

Coroner IDs security guard shot to death at Aurora pot shop
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AURORA — The Arapahoe County coroner's office has identified a security guard who was shot to death during an armed robbery at a marijuana dispensary...

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Colorado: Youth pot use hasn't gone up since legalization
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DENVER — Marijuana use among Colorado high schoolers has not increased since legalization. That's according to the state Health Department, which...

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Calhan revisits legalization of recreational marijuana
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

More than three years after the Calhan Board of Trustees passed a moratorium prohibiting recreational marijuana stores and pot growing or...

Group submits signatures for medical marijuana proposal
0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Supporters of medical marijuana turned in thousands of signatures Monday in an effort to put their legalization proposal on...

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Security guard at Aurora pot shop killed during robbery
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Aurora police are looking for two men suspected of shooting and killing a security guard while robbing a marijuana dispensary Saturday night.

...

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Community group wants to reverse marijuana laws in Pueblo
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sun, Jun 19, 2016

Legal commercial recreational marijuana and a low cost of living have drawn growers, sellers and users to the Pueblo area, but a group of residents...

Deadline looms for pot, other proposed ballot measures
0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana could be thrown into unchartered territory this fall if two competing marijuana initiatives make it to the November...

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Marijuana skeptics take aim at potency in Colorado
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DENVER — Colorado pot skeptics have been cleared to start work on the most sweeping effort yet to attack legalization of the drug.

A ballot...

The Latest: California lawmakers OK water for pot growers
0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California budget (all times local):

1:30 p.m.

Republican lawmakers are objecting to a...

Assembly passes bill approving marijuana for PTSD treatment
0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Assembly on Thursday passed legislation to allow qualified New Jersey residents with post-traumatic stress disorder to get...

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Former Broncos among current, former NFL players making push for marijuana as option to opiates for pain
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In recent months, current and former NFL players have come out in support of cannabis as a treatment for chronic pain and brain injury. This week at...

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois
0 Wed, Jun 15, 2016

June 13, 2016

Chicago Sun-Times

A critical assignment: Every Illinois school should test its water

To its credit, the Chicago...

As deadline looms, cities warn unlicensed pot shops to close
0 Wed, Jun 15, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) — With a deadline looming for the merging of Washington's recreational and medical marijuana markets, cities around the state are...

Medical pot backers seek stay on Montana court decision
0 Wed, Jun 15, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Cannabis Industry Association is asking Montana's 1st Judicial District Court in Helena to further delay enforcement...

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Colorado Springs sales-tax collections up for eighth straight month
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Colorado Springs sales tax collections recovered in May - which reflect April sales - rising 5.3 percent from May 2015, the biggest monthly gain...

Correction: Arkansas Perspective-Analysis story
0 Tue, Jun 14, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In a story June 11 about Arkansas ballot measures, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount of signatures that...

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ANALYSIS: Colorado Springs City Council eyes creating separate Utilities Board - elected, appointed or hybrid
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Tue, Jun 14, 2016

When you pay that bill to Colorado Springs Utilities each month, you might not realize that Colorado Springs owns the four-utility organization, and...