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  • Colorado Springs Airport amnesty boxes get their fill - but usually not with pot

    Travelers leaving from the Colorado Springs Airport have done a good job of stashing their marijuana at home or in their cars before they fly. Amnesty boxes, which were added to the airport in January, have been sparsely used for marijuana, said Sgt. Matt Harrell of the Colorado Springs Department airport unit. "I think people know," he...

  • Colorado retail pot industry offers 'Green Friday' specials

    DENVER — Colorado's new retail marijuana industry is joining the rush for holiday shopping dollars. The Grass Station in Denver offered traditional doorbuster deals on what some are calling "Green Friday". The most popular was an ounce of marijuana for $50, about $200 less than the normal price for those strains. The ounce special was only...

  • State to name medical marijuana producers Monday

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state is ready to name two manufacturers for its new medical marijuana program. Twelve companies applied to grow and cultivate marijuana for the state, but Minnesota's law says just two companies can provide it. The Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday it will announce its selections on Monday morning. The...

  • 8 medical marijuana projects could receive grant money

    Eight research projects examining the medical use of marijuana have been recommended to Colorado's Board of Health for approval. The studies selected from a pool of 57 applicants cover a variety of topics, including chronic pain, Parkinson's disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, inflammatory bowel disease, complex pediatric epilepsy and...

  • LETTERS: Discipline your children; world needs love

    Parents: Discipline your children In regards to marijuana edible packaging: I would like to know why it is the packaging that needs to be changed because parents can't teach their children to behave and to stay out of things that don't belong to them. If the parents are old enough to buy these edibles, they should be old enough to store these...

  • Man allegedly bought marijuana from Colorado to sell in Maryland

    SMITHSBURG, Md. — A western Maryland man is charged with selling marijuana he allegedly obtained in weekly mail shipments from Colorado. Twenty-two-year-old Tyler Myers couldn't be reached Thursday for comment on the charges filed Monday. His Smithsburg home has no telephone listing. A public defender who represented Myers at a bond review...

  • Sales tax collections in Colorado Springs continue on upward path

    Colorado Springs sales tax collections in October surged by double-digit percentages compared with the same month a year earlier, according to a report Wednesday from the city's Finance Department. It's the fourth time in five months that collections have shown such dramatic year-over-year increases - but for October, it wasn't all tied to...

  • CDOT surveys attempt to understand driving habits

    Mailed surveys sent by the Colorado Department of Transportation asking residents about their driving habits, including texting, drinking or speeding, are part of the agency's effort to evaluate its educational programs. Amy Ford, spokeswoman for CDOT, said that in past years CDOT used phone calls to contact residents. Recently, the number...

  • Colorado panel makes no progress on edible marijuana

    GOLDEN — A Colorado task force wrapped up a final task force meeting on Monday with no consensus on what marijuana-infused foods and drinks should look like. The group of regulators, law enforcement, parent groups and edible-pot makers has mostly argued about whether it would be possible to make sure pot products don't look like regular...

  • El Paso County commissioner launches campaign for Colorado Springs mayor

    Amy Lathen's first campaign speech for Colorado Springs mayor was a salvo against the style of the city's current executive leadership. "I do not believe that the strong mayor form of government ever intended for there to be a holy war between City Council and the mayor's office," she said Monday. "I do not believe that the strong mayor...

  • Marijuana treats may face Colorado scrutiny

    DENVER — Saying they're still worried that edible pot sweets are too attractive to kids, Colorado health authorities plan to ask Monday for a new panel to decide which marijuana foods and drinks look too much like regular snacks. A Health Department recommendation, obtained by The Associated Press in advance of a final meeting Monday 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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