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An anti-vice presidential bid? Gov. Hickenlooper gets personal in autobiography

Medical marijuana legalization sent to Ohio governor
0 Wed, May 25, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A medical marijuana legalization bill has been sent to Ohio Gov. John Kasich in an effort by state lawmakers to offset support...

Medical marijuana OK'd by Ohio lawmakers in pre-break flurry
0 Wed, May 25, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers sent a medical marijuana legalization bill to the governor Wednesday on divided votes, in action capping a final...

The Latest: Medical marijuana bill sent to Ohio governor
0 Wed, May 25, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on legislative activity at the Ohio Statehouse as lawmakers seek to wrap up work before their summer break (all...

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Police say pot theft behind slaying of Fort Lewis student
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

DURANGO — Police say four Arizona men arrested in the fatal shooting of a college student in Durango were planning to steal a large amount of...

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Marijuana grow operation found in Fountain home with altered electricity meter
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

A tip about possible utility meter tampering led Fountain police to find a "large" marijuana grow operation inside the home, a department news...

Pharmacy board out as sole medical pot regulator in Ohio
0 Tue, May 24, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative proposal to regulate medical marijuana through Ohio's pharmacy board was scrapped Tuesday over concerns the rare...

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A Keurig machine for marijuana launching next year
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Look at the chill mom above. Look how reassuringly affluent she is and how many shades of cream there are in her house. But what's this strange...

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LETTERS: Frustrated on expansive soil; how not to react to a situation at Chick-fil-A
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Frustrated about expansive soil

Regarding your article on the permits given in areas of known unstable ground: Asking for a permit where you...

EDITORIAL: Big Marijuana's 'War on the Poor'
0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Big Tobacco takes a disproportionate toll on the working class and poor, but thrives on an image of upscale glamor. Expect more of the same from Big...

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Survey: Colorado stands out for consuming drugs, alcohol
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Americans in different parts of the country are known to vary significantly in their consumption of particular foods — be it spicy chili,...

Agency would get cut of medical marijuana sales under bill
0 Mon, May 23, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lawmakers in the Louisiana House have agreed to give the agriculture department up to 7 percent of the revenue from sales of...

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New school in Colorado Springs to help kids in recovery excel
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

A sober high school?

One could be up and operating in Colorado Springs by January.

A group that wants to start a school for teens who...

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Denver police issue 18 marijuana-related tickets at Saturday's 420 Rally
By: - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

Denver Police issued 18 citations for marijuana consumption Saturday at the rescheduled 420 Rally in Civic Center park, said Doug Schepman, a police...

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Congress warming to idea of medical marijuana for veterans
0 Fri, May 20, 2016

DENVER (AP) — Congress is showing an increased willingness to let VA doctors talk to veterans about medical marijuana in states where it's legal,...

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Colorado Springs City Council, mayor detail goals for the coming year
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Thu, May 19, 2016

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers and the City Council's goals for the next year range from launching a 311 system and spurring digital engagement...

Rhode Island Senate backs marijuana as PTSD treatment
0 Thu, May 19, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Senate has passed a bill that would approve the use of marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress...

Marijuana tax helping homeless in Pueblo
By: - 0 Thu, May 19, 2016

PUEBLO - Pueblo is all too familiar with homelessness in its city, but now it will be getting some help.

Wednesday morning, Pueblo County...

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Edwards signs medical marijuana expansion bill into law
0 Thu, May 19, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Katie Corkern couldn't stop smiling Thursday, confident that relief for her son's uncontrollable seizures may finally be...

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FAGIN: Put third party candidates in debates
By: - 0 Thu, May 19, 2016

Can anyone imagine any debates less interesting, less substantive, and less thought-provoking than the ones we will soon see for president? One...

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EDITORIAL: The case for a special legislative session in Colorado
By: - 0 Wed, May 18, 2016

Gov. John Hickenlooper has talked about calling a special session of the Legislature since the day Colorado's low-performance 2016 assembly ended...

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'MadChemist' who dealt drug that killed Colorado Springs teen gets 6 years probation
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Wed, May 18, 2016

A man who touted himself as "MadChemist" on Facebook will spend six years on probation for selling the drug that led to a 17-year-old girl's overdose...

Ohio Senate panel defers changes to medical marijuana bill
0 Tue, May 17, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state Senate panel has delayed making changes to a proposal that would legalize medical marijuana in Ohio.

The bill...

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LETTERS: Merit pay offensive to teachers; giving is beyond reproach
By: - 0 Tue, May 17, 2016

Merit pay offensive to teachers

As another potential cheating scandal hits our schools during testing season, I think it's time we investigate...

Medical marijuana expansion bill headed to governor's desk
0 Mon, May 16, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An effort to speed up and expand the dispensing of medical marijuana in Louisiana won final legislative passage Monday,...

3rd New Hampshire medical marijuana center to open
0 Sun, May 15, 2016

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's third medical marijuana dispensary is set to open in Lebanon.

Temescal Wellness, which also is operating...

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Brighton Boulevard: A hipster Denver 'hood in the making
By: - 0 Sun, May 15, 2016

DENVER - A busy street connecting downtown Denver to the interstate, roaring with trucks and running alongside railroad tracks, might not sound like...

Signature drive begins for medical marijuana in Oklahoma
0 Sat, May 14, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Supporters of a proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma have formally begun collecting signatures in an effort to put...

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Man arrested after shooting, alleged marijuana theft in Colorado Springs
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Sat, May 14, 2016

Joseph White Jr., 34, was arrested Friday on suspicion of a Jan. 7 shooting in a parking lot at 3300 N. Chestnut St. in northwest Colorado...

A look at Missouri bills that passed or failed in 2016
0 Fri, May 13, 2016

The Missouri Legislature wrapped up its annual session Friday. Here's a look at some bills that passed or...