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  • LETTERS: Positive feedback on the airport; remember sequestration

    Positive feedback on the airport I had a lovely morning at our Colorado Springs Airport. I recently joined the "COS Premier Lounge" and as I drove to the airport I eagerly anticipated my new travel experience. I pulled right up to the valet parking area, grabbed my luggage, locked my car, and walked the 100 yards into the terminal to deposit...

  • Night of drinking, drug use ends in teen's 'accidental' death

    An 18-year-old Colorado Springs man who was shot and killed Saturday night had been drinking, smoking pot and playing with a gun with friends when it went off and fatally injured him, according to an arrest affidavit. Nickolas Vera was with two friends, including the suspect, 19-year-old Estevan Meehan, on Saturday night in a detached garage...

  • Hundreds of pot shop ATMs shut down

    Hundreds of ATMs in medical marijuana dispensaries - the lifeblood of businesses otherwise forced to work in cash - were shut down Wednesday, just days after similar machines were unplugged from recreational shops. The machines in Colorado and Washington were connected to a network served by MetaBank in South Dakota, which in January warned...

  • 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...

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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