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Correction: Nevada Ballot Measure-Marijuana-Things to Know
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about Nevada's recreational marijuana ballot measure, The Associated Press erroneously reported the four other...

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This week: Presidential debate watch parties among top meetings, events around Colorado Springs
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The El Paso County Republican Party is hosting a presidential debate watch party on Monday at Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Drive. Doors open at...

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Man who brandished gun in western Colorado Springs home arrested
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Sep 25, 2016

A man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly pulled a gun on someone inside a western Colorado Springs home and led police on a foot chase.

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Analysis: Arkansas ballot cases test of new canvasser rules
0 Sat, Sep 24, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A 2013 law requiring initiative campaigns to register their paid canvassers with the state and conduct criminal background...

Officials: Panel looking into lawmaker's role in medical pot
0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A legislative ethics panel is looking into a Maryland delegate's connection to a medical marijuana company, according to two...

Arkansas court rejects challenge to medical marijuana plan
0 Thu, Sep 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt to block votes from being counted on an effort to legalize...

Kander: Time for Legislature to pass medical marijuana law
0 Thu, Sep 22, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, who is the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, said Thursday that it's "time for the...

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Marijuana grow prompts human trafficking, forced labor investigation
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RIFLE — An illegal marijuana grow in rural western Colorado has sparked a federal investigation into possible human trafficking.

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14 arrested after large pot grow found in western Colorado
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GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Authorities have arrested 14 people after the discovery of a large illegal marijuana grow in western Colorado.

The Glenwood...

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Colorado medical pot law poised to add PTSD as qualifier
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Colorado medical pot law poised to add PTSD as qualifier
0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

DENVER (AP) — Marijuana pioneer Colorado is poised to add post-traumatic stress disorder to its medical marijuana program, joining 18 other states...

Gov. Snyder signs medical marijuana regulations into law
0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law new marijuana regulations that he says clarify Michigan's 8-year-old voter-approved...

DC medical marijuana patients could soon get more pot
0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser wants to double the amount of medical marijuana that qualified city residents can buy each...

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EDITORIAL: Pot sellers in Colorado Springs think they're above the law
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Marijuana sellers don't have special rights to break the law and defy the orders of a judge. Yet, that's just what they're doing in Colorado...

Colorado Springs' sales tax collections show modest gain in August
By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Colorado Springs' sales tax collections continued to climb last month, albeit at a slower pace than earlier in the year.

The latest increase...

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Colorado medical pot law poised to add PTSD as qualifier
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DENVER — Post-traumatic stress disorder may be added to Colorado's medical marijuana program — over the Health Department's objections.

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Court OKs rule that lets Ohio attorneys advise on pot law
0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted a rule change to let attorneys counsel clients seeking to comply with the state's new...

Medical marijuana CEO says license process a 'buzz saw"
0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The CEO of a medical marijuana company that is suing a state commission for bumping the company out of a list of licensing...

Do Coloradans regret legalizing marijuana? New poll says voters see pot as boon to state
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With the November election less than two months out, the nine states voting on recreational and medical marijuana initiatives this year are looking...

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Nine cannabis clubs ordered to 'cease and desist' in Colorado Springs
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Nine Colorado Springs cannabis consumption clubs received cease-and-desist letters from the City Clerk's Office last week in the first crackdown...

Backers fight to get medical marijuana on Missouri ballot
0 Mon, Sep 19, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An attorney for supporters of a proposal to allow medical marijuana in Missouri told a judge Monday that enough registered...

GUEST COLUMN: Editing and approving "Blue Book" a legitimate function of lawmakers
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Legendary humorist Mark Twain once said, "A lie can travel halfway round the world before the truth puts its shoes on." In the internet age, a lie...

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FYI 2016: Manitou Springs
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Sep 18, 2016

The city of Manitou Springs was founded in 1872 by Gen. William Jackson Palmer and Dr. William Abraham Bell, a Cambridge-educated English physician...

Casino billionaire fighting medical marijuana proposal again
0 Sat, Sep 17, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Las Vegas billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is opening up his checkbook again to defeat a medical marijuana...

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Drug stash, illegal pot plants and guns found in Boulder Street raid
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Sep 17, 2016

Authorities arrested a suspected gang member Wednesday morning in a raid on a Boulder Street business that yielded a slew of guns, drugs, cash and...

Authorities seize cannabis-related oils from Austin pharmacy
0 Fri, Sep 16, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State authorities say they're testing the content of cannabis-related oils they seized recently from an Austin-based...

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Palmer Lake voters will again decide recreational marijuana issue
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

For the second time in less than three years, the Town of Palmer Lake will ask voters whether it should become the second El Paso County municipality...

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El Paso County house search yields 175 pot plants, cash, weapons
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Police seized more than 175 marijuana plants valued at $177,000 from a home in eastern El Paso County on Wednesday, according to a news release from...

Appalachian Festival mixes issues, folk music and crafts
0 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — This year's Appalachian Festival at Frostburg State University features presentations on opioid abuse and medical marijuana...