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  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Plattsburgh Press-Republican on the politics of major issues confronting Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Oct. 19 Gov. Andrew Cuomo is apparently taking heat for having failed — or having been unable, depending on how you look at it — to take definitive action on some difficult issues before Election Day. According to a story by...

  • Use of marijuana expands across all the age groups

    With expansion of marijuana into the medical and now recreational arena, marijuana use has become more prevalent across all age groups. Recent data shows treatment for marijuana dependency in the state of Colorado for those 12-19 years old comprises more than 35 percent of age groups while for alcohol is less than 3 percent for all age groups...

  • Colorado proposes edible marijuana ban, then retreats

    DENVER — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. Then the officials quickly backtracked after the suggestion went public. Health officials said Monday that they made the recommendation in response to a bill ordering edible pot products to be marked, colored or...

  • From parks to marijuana, Pikes Peak region voters have plenty to think about

    Spend $2 million on parks serving thousands of people or get tax credits of $8.41? That question facing El Paso County voters ranks among roughly a dozen non-school related measures on the November ballot, including retail marijuana sales measures, term-limit questions and a possible pool in Woodland Park. Among the questions affecting most...

  • Colorado Springs edibles company settles suit over Hershey look-alike candy

    The small Colorado Springs-based producer of marijuana edibles, sued in June by candy giant The Hershey Company for allegedly breaching a number of design and name patents, quietly settled the dispute. In a settlement penned in late September, TinctureBelle agreed to recall and destroy all edibles it sold that looked like the famed chocolate...

  • Ka-ching! Surge in Colorado Springs sales tax collections

    A big ending to a strong summer tourism season helped boost consumer spending in Colorado Springs in August to the best monthly gain in 1½ years. Collections from the city's 2 percent sales tax in September, reflecting August sales, were up 16.7 percent from September 2013 to $12.6 million, the biggest percentage increase since February 2013....

  • LETTERS: What people in Manitou really want; negative ads

    What people in Manitou really want Ballot question 2G is not an attempt to prohibit the use of marijuana in Manitou. It is legal now to buy, smoke, eat, grow, and share marijuana in Colorado according to amendment 64 and that is not going to change. If 2G passes, it will have no impact on the sale of medical marijuana products here either....

  • Economist: Marijuana benefits outweigh societal costs

    PORTLAND, Ore. — A University of Oregon economist says tax revenue estimates for Colorado's marijuana legalization program were vastly overstated, but pot's social benefits may outweigh its societal costs. Economist Ben Hansen said Thursday at the Oregon Economic Forum that legalizing marijuana increases the supply and reduces the price, so...

  • FAGIN: Religious Right on wrong side of history

    How many times have you heard the world is going to hell in a handbasket? That if this or that activity continues unabated, society as we know it will be gravely imperiled? You're not alone. Knee-jerk reactionaries have been with us throughout history. Unfortunately for them, their track record is lousy. It has been over three years, for...

  • Snoop Dogg backs Colorado gov hopeful with music fest

    Snoop Dogg is organizing a multi-day music and comedy festival in the Denver area on Halloween weekend — a.k.a. a few days before the general election — and Snoop will be performing and raising awareness for Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon, the Dunafon campaign told The Cannabist on Wednesday. Not only is Snoop putting...

  • 3 things marijuana shops don't always tell you

    So you know what weed you like and when you buy it at a new place, alas it doesn't smoke the same. What happened? It's complicated. Sort of like trying to find your great great grandfather on a genealogical website. Ry Prichard, of The Cannabist staff, (whose bio says that Rolling Stone magazine calls him "the weed nerd") gives these...

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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