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Recreational marijuana eclipses medical pot in Colorado

News: Local News Wed, Sep 10, 2014 - 3:32 PM 0

DENVER — Colorado is now selling more recreational pot than medical pot, a turning point for the newly legal industry. Tax records released by the state Department of Revenue on Wednesday showed that the state sold...

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  • Man arrested for trying to steal the surveillance camera of a pot store

    A would-be burglar was caught early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a medical marijuana store at 586 S. Academy Blvd., after he tried to steal the store's surveillance camera, police reports said. Colorado Springs police were called about a burglary in progress at Rocky Road Remedies. Police were told that a man put gloves on and...

  • In Jamaica, Rastas ready for pot decriminalization

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Taking a deep draw on a pipe that glows with burning marijuana, reggae luminary Bunny Wailer gives a satisfied grin through a haze of aromatic smoke in his concrete yard painted in the red, green, gold and black colors identified with his Rastafarian faith. These days, the baritone singer from the legendary Wailers,...

  • Gazette editorial: Council gets it right on marijuana

    It's official. Colorado Springs says no to marijuana. Community leaders have made clear their desire to make life easier for military officers, parents, teachers and others who must keep young people off drugs. For weeks, the Colorado Springs City Council had fiddled with the bad idea of putting a proposal for recreational pot sales on the...

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

    Star Tribune, Sept. 10 Getting a handle on head injuries in Minnesota prep sports For many baby boomers, a head-to-head collision in a high school football game or practice was cause for celebration. Coaches and teammates would cheer as a woozy athlete tried to shake off the effects of having his "bell rung." The so-called toughest players,...

  • GUEST COLUMN: The mishandling of the 2014 National Household Survey on Drug Use and Health

    It felt a bit like being invited to a christening, but: no baby. Sept. 4 saw the annual release of the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), produced by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) 
and used as one basis for the strategic goal of drug use by the president's Office of National Drug Control...

  • The economy a hot topic at business expo in Colorado Springs

    The Springs Business Expo was the place to talk business Wednesday. But it also was the place to discuss the local economy, and some of the expo's attendees said they're seeing improvement as it recovers from the Great Recession. Nearly 100 businesses, civic and nonprofit groups and local governments exhibited products and services during...

  • Colorado Springs City Council nixes recreational marijuana ballot question

    The Colorado Springs City Council will not ask voters if they want the city to allow recreational marijuana sales, leaving the issue in the hands of citizens who could collect signatures to get the question on the 
ballot. The council voted 6-3 on Tuesday against an April ballot question that would have asked voters if they want the city to...

  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania ___ PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS ARE DESPERATE FOR PENSION RELIEF Just how desperate are Pennsylvania schools for some kind of help coping with the crushing financial burdens imposed on them by the state's pension crisis? Monday night, a member of the Central Dauphin School District will ask colleagues to...

  • Cancer patient avoids prison for growing marijuana

    DAVENPORT, Iowa — A dying Iowa man who grew marijuana to treat terminal cancer was sentenced to probation Tuesday, avoiding prison even as he defended his decision to violate the law. Judge Henry Latham chastised 48-year-old Benton Mackenzie for ignoring the law by growing 71 marijuana plants in a trailer outside his parents' eastern Iowa...

  • Judge sentences terminal Iowa cancer patient to probation in marijuana growing case

    DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Judge sentences terminal Iowa cancer patient to probation in marijuana growing case.

  • Five things said Monday at Colorado Springs City Hall

    From Monday's Colorado Springs City Council work session: - "We are not hitting some people really hard and some not at all." - Council member Andy Pico on proposed electric rate increases that will hit 14 rate classes differently, from 1.8 percent to 7.3 percent. The three main rate classes are residential, commercial and industrial. Council...

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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