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  • Kentucky editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ____ August 20 Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, on laws to help patients: It's been a long battle for Kentucky's nurse practitioners just to be able to provide more basic health services but it has resulted in a win for health care. Last month, a new law took effect that expands the power...

  • Ferguson leaders call for calm

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Ferguson city leaders urged people to stay home after dark Tuesday to "allow peace to settle in" and pledged to try to improve the police force in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked nightly clashes between protesters and police. In a public statement, the city said the mayor,...

  • Pueblo man accused of shooting teen over marijuana

    A young teen was hospitalized after he was apparently shot in the chest with a pellet gun and the pellet ricocheted downward and stopped "between vital organs," according to KKTV. Pueblo police say they found him lying in the middle of the street near Pine and Summit. His clothing was scattered around him. The teen was taken to the hospital...

  • Colorado town holds hearing on marijuana grow at former women's prison

    BRUSH — Residents in Brush are getting another chance to weigh in on a proposal to use a former women's prison to grow and sell marijuana. City councilors will hold a second public hearing on the idea Monday evening. Nicholas Erker of nearby Fort Morgan bought the prison for $150,000 in March. He says the building is one of the safest...

  • LETTERS: Misinformation, money lost; Pillars should be held accountable

    Much misinformation, money lost Well, from the facts, we can see that Sharon Beaman says that she is not a fan of Obamacare; that's because if you read her piece in The Gazette's editorial section, she must be a fan of a single-payer system. After reading Dr. Cynthia Tucker's guest piece, I was not left with the impression that this was just...

  • Pizza chain consults with Colorado bakers on pot-infused sauce

    The president and CEO of a Pittsburgh-based pizza chain has an idea for a cannabis-infused sauce, but he's not sure the product will fit his family-oriented business model. Unique Pizza and Subs Corp.'s Jim Vowler said interest in weed-laced pizza and pizza sauce infused with marijuana extract is especially high in Canada, where courts on...

  • Editorial: Marijuana on ballot will be detriment to local emerging generations

    Parents don't need reports and studies to know what's obvious. State legalization of recreational marijuana has increased use among teens. Keeping children off the drug has become increasingly difficult. It's more widely available than ever, and children no longer fear any serious legal ramifications. Citing recent federal data, Smart...

  • Taxes for recreational marijuana fall short of estimates

    DENVER — Original estimates for taxes to Colorado for recreational marijuana were $33.5 million for the just ended fiscal year. Gov. John Hickenlooper's office predicted $100 million. The Denver Post reports Tuesday (http://dpo.st/1mH0jbN) that the actual amount in retail sales and excise tax came in at just over $12 million, according to...

  • $2 million Colorado anti-marijuana campaign warns of becoming 'lab rat'

    DENVER — A campaign to discourage Colorado youths from using marijuana titled "Don't Be a Lab Rat" will use human-sized rat cages and television and movie-theater ads, with the goal of telling teens there's uncertainty surrounding the effects of pot. The campaign launching Monday moves away from trying to scare teens like some anti-meth...

  • Colorado Springs City Council to discuss recreational marijuana Monday

    Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado Springs will once again come before the city council in a work session Monday. This time, however, the topic of conversation will be whether or not to have a ballot measure in April of next year. A proposal to put recreational marijuana on the ballot this November was nixed earlier in the summer....

  • Anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado teens starting

    DENVER — A campaign to discourage Colorado youths from using marijuana titled "Don't Be a Lab Rat" will use human-sized rat cages and television and movie-theater ads. The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/QGTPpQ ) that the goal of the campaign is to tell teens about the uncertainty surrounding the effects of pot, instead of focusing on...

Interactive map: Colorado's licensed retail marijuana stores

Fri, Dec 27, 2013 - 2:26 PM 0

See the list of the locations that have received licenses for recreational marijuana sales.

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