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  • Second recreational marijuana shop to open in Manitou Springs

    The tight-knit Manitou Springs community coupled with the streams of tourists that pass through for the Incline, Pikes Peak and small mountain-town relaxation make the city a prime spot for a new recreational marijuana shop, a spokeswoman for an emerging business says. Owners of Emerald Fields, a Glendale recreational marijuana shop, plan to...

  • LETTERS: Plowing the city's streets

    Dancing takes a bad turn Throughout the years, the art of dance has taken a dramatic turn. The 17th century was characterized by long balls, filled with men in fancy suits and women in elegant dresses. Small orchestras would play, and a man would formally ask a woman to dance, gracefully holding her hand as they swept throughout the room in...

  • EDITORIAL: Return of marijuana taxes will undermine promise

    Most have heard the stories about Colorado's disappointing revenues from marijuana taxes. At roughly half expectations last year, they serve as a cautionary tale in other states. When legalization advocates promise big new revenues for schools, anti-drug messaging and drug addiction rehabilitation, opponents cite Colorado's underwhelming...

  • New medical marijuana bill in Senate stricter than House's

    ATLANTA (AP) — A senator said Monday that he has filed a new bill to legalize medicinal marijuana in Georgia that would avoid legal problems that could arise under the House version, which passed overwhelmingly last week. Sen. Lindsey Tippins of Cobb County said his proposal would set up a four-year study that would be open only to children...

  • 3rd mayoral bid for Tony 'The Truth' Carpenter

    Tony Carpenter is an unlikely mayoral candidate in many respects. In others, he's the likeliest guy in town to seek the mayor's seat. Carpenter has run for Colorado Springs offices five times - for mayor in 2003 and 2007 and for the City Council in 2005, 2009 and 2011. Now the perennial candidate is seeking the mayor's seat a third time in the...

  • 12 people eligible for ban from downtown Colorado Springs are homeless, documents show

    Colorado Springs police said enforcing downtown bans would be a tool to target criminal activity, not an effort to drive the homeless from the city's core. But hundreds of pages of police records suggest otherwise. All 12 people initially tagged for the downtown ban are homeless, according to documents obtained by the American Civil...

  • Colorado Springs Election 2015: Readers wants to know stance on recreational marijuana sales

    The way Andreas Nilsson sees it, Colorado Springs voters favored Amendment 64 and sent a message that they wanted recreational marijuana sales in the city. He feels that the Colorado Springs City Council has thumbed its nose at the voters by banning the sale of marijuana for recreational use. "I want to know where the candidates stand on...

  • Colorado's marijuana businesses growing less than they could

    DENVER — Colorado's marijuana industry is producing a lot less than it could, according to a state report released Friday. Although state laws limit how many plants a business can cultivate, the monthly average for medical marijuana businesses last year ranged from a third to about half of what they could have produced, according to the...

  • Hash oil attempt leads to fire, injury in northeast Colorado Springs

    Two people caused a small fire and one was injured trying to make hash oil Thursday afternoon in northeast Colorado Springs, according to police. Trying to extract oil from marijuana is illegal and can be dangerous. The incident happened in a house on the 300 block of Locust Drive that also had a marijuana grow. One adult, Austin Lente, and...

  • Colorado moves ahead on medical marijuana crackdown

    DENVER — A crackdown on medical pot growers in Colorado passed its first and toughest test in the state Legislature Thursday. The bill's 5-0 bipartisan approval in the Senate Health & Human Services Committee gives law enforcement and state pot regulators hope that years of unsuccessful attempts to curb unregulated pot growers are nearing...

  • Side Streets: Colorado Springs drug counseling business owner upset as marijuana dispensary moves in next door

    Some next-door neighbors just don't belong together: burger joints and diet clinics; PETA offices and butcher shops; churches and strip clubs. Licensed professional counselor Joanie Lewis wants to add to the list of misfit neighbors: medical marijuana dispensaries and substance abuse counseling centers. But that's happening to her Insight...

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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