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Sunday morning shooting near Colorado Springs also included marijuana arrest, records show

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Black caucus chair to meet with Hogan on medical marijuana
0 6 hr ago

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to meet with the chair of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland to discuss the shortage of...

Medical marijuana panel releases applicant rankings
0 15 hr ago

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's medical marijuana commission on Wednesday released details on how top applicants to grow and process marijuana in...

A look at medical marijuana applicants rankings in Maryland
0 15 hr ago

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Here is how top applicants ranked to become medical marijuana growers and processors in Maryland. The top 15 are in line to be...

Group asks Arkansas court to block medical marijuana measure
0 18 hr ago

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A group opposing efforts to legalize medical marijuana asked Arkansas' highest court to block a legalization measure on the...

West Virginia editorial roundup
0 19 hr ago

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

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Aug. 21

The Register-Herald of Beckley on drug addiction in West...

Anti-pot initiative sponsor gives up Montana ballot effort
0 21 hr ago

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The sponsor of a proposed initiative to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law said Wednesday he won't appeal a judge's refusal...

Montana Editorial Roundup
0 Yesterday

The Missoulian, Aug. 21, on the state's handling of sexual assault cases:

Last week the Missoula County Attorney's Office marked yet another...

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Colorado Springs business leaders lash out against universal health care plan
By: Rich Laden - 0 Yesterday

Local business leaders and a state office holder joined forces Tuesday in Colorado Springs to denounce a proposal to bring universal health care to...

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Kansas cops can't stop drivers just because they have Colorado plates, court says
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WICHITA, Kan. - €” A federal appeals court says law enforcement officials in Kansas cannot stop and search motorists for having nothing more than...

Counting complete on signatures for medical marijuana plan
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Secretary of State Chris Benge's office has finished counting the signatures on a petition drive to put a proposal to...

Hundreds apply for new Arizona pot dispensary licenses
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) — State officials say they received hundreds of applications for approximately 30 new licenses for medical marijuana...

Ohio regulators get $1.8M for medical marijuana program
0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two agencies that will regulate Ohio's forthcoming medical marijuana program are getting the $1.8 million they sought from the...

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A pot of money: Oregon collects $25.5M in marijuana taxes
0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has processed $25.5 million in tax payments from recreational marijuana from January through the end of July.

The...

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Colorado launches campaign to battle underage marijuana use
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

A new campaign aims to help parents avoid the awkwardness of talking to their kids about marijuana use.

The Colorado Department of Public...

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LETTERS: I-25 transformation to parking lot; support for Fonda-Redford movie; troubling language
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I-25's parking lot transformation

$3.75 million and 18 months for the first of how many studies preparatory to widening Interstate 25 from...

Analysis: Arkansas ballot deep with amendments, initiatives
0 Sat, Aug 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Remember all the times in the past 20 years when Arkansas voters were so overwhelmed by ballot questions that they just...

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Man wanted in Georgia for stealing 8.9 million painkillers caught in massive Colorado Springs marijuana raid
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Aug 20, 2016

Authorities found 537 marijuana plants during three raids of illegal homegrown operations in Colorado Springs and unincorporated El Paso County on...

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Rankings of medical marijuana applicants to be released
0 Sat, Aug 20, 2016

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Maryland's medical marijuana commission next week will be releasing the rankings of top applicants to become growers and...

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Marijuana researchers cautiously optimistic about future of drug despite DEA refusal to reclassify
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

The Drug Enforcement Administration seemingly squashed medical marijuana last week when it refused to reclassify the drug, mainly citing a lack of...

New Mexico extends re-enrollment period for pot patients
0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials are extending the enrollment period by up to 60 days for patients who need to renew their...

More signatures submitted on Arkansas medical marijuana plan
0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Supporters of a plan to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas turned in additional signatures Friday in hopes of qualifying...

Marijuana producer challenges New Mexico limits on plants
0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health is being sued by a medical marijuana producer and a mother who uses oil derived from...

Suspensions re-instated for Colorado doctors who recommended high medical marijuana plant counts
By: - 0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Four Colorado doctors accused of over-recommending high plant counts for medical marijuana patients have had their suspensions re-instated, after a...

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Colorado still seeking marijuana users to fill out first-ever health survey
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

A first-of-its-kind survey designed to gauge the habits of marijuana users has garnered hundreds of responses since it launched last month, bringing...

Judge denies request to delay medical marijuana restrictions
0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Helena judge has rejected an advocacy group's request to delay enforcement of restrictions on Montana's medical marijuana...

Anti-marijuana group presses to add initiative to ballot
0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sponsors of an anti-marijuana initiative that failed to qualify for November's ballot are claiming they submitted enough...

Court to review Ohio attorneys' help to marijuana businesses
0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is looking to clarify the services attorneys can provide to clients seeking to comply with the state's...

Court bars feds from prosecuting medical pot cases
0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday banned the Justice Department from prosecuting medical marijuana cases if no state laws were...

Maryland names top medical marijuana applicants
0 Mon, Aug 15, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland commission on Monday named the top applicants in line to become growers and processors of marijuana under the...