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  • Hearing set on adding autism to medical marijuana list

    VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Lisa Smith says her son's behavior was dangerous: hair pulling, kicks, punches, all related to a severe form of autism. But it began to change more than a year ago when he was given daily oral doses of oil extracted from marijuana. "That's all stopped. He's more focused, he's calmer," Smith said of 6-year-old...

  • Senate panel OKs letting VA docs give advice on medical pot

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A GOP-controlled Senate panel Wednesday approved a plan to permit veterans to receive information about medical marijuana from their government doctors. The proposal by freshman Sen. Steve Daines would lift a rule blocking Department of Veterans Affairs doctors from discussing the pros or cons of medical pot with their...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Marijuana and school failure

    The dose makes the poison. - Paracelsus Millennials are the strongest advocates for legalizing marijuana, but they may be paving their own pathway to a problematic educational future through their political support. Fully 68 percent of millennials - those born after 1980 - want legal dope, according to a recent Pew survey. That's higher than...

  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ PARENTS SHOULD HAVE DISCRETION ON ALLOWING THEIR TEEN CHILDREN TO DRINK IN THE HOME For teenagers, there are dangerous driving days ahead. According to AAA, the most deadly dates on the road for teens during warm-weather months are May 20, May 23, June 10, July 4, July 9, Aug. 8 and Aug. 14, based on...

  • Tourism industry fuels strong April sales tax numbers

    The tourism industry led the way as Colorado Springs sales tax collections rose for the 11th time in the past 12 months, the city's Finance Department reported Tuesday. Sales tax revenue collected in April rose 6.9 percent from April 2014 to $11.7 million, the second consecutive monthly increase after a small decline in February. About...

  • 7 things you might not know about Makepeace and Suthers

    With the Colorado Springs mayoral election all but decided, here are seven things you might not know about candidates John Suthers and Mary Lou Makepeace: - Mayor-elect Suthers wears Wranglers to casual events. - Makepeace is a "soccer grandma" who raises her 10-year-old grandson. - Neither candidate will tell reporters bad things about...

  • Highlights from around the Capitol

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House gave final approval Tuesday to a limited medical marijuana bill that would give epilepsy patients access to trace amounts of cannabis oil. The next stop is Gov. Greg Abbott's desk, marking a milestone that marijuana-reform advocates say is nothing short of historic in Texas. The Republican hasn't said...

  • Colorado Springs student suspended for bringing medical marijuana to school

    A disabled Sand Creek High School student was suspended Monday after school officials discovered medical marijuana in his lunch box, according to Gazette news partner KKTV.

  • Lawsuit: Colorado man monopolizing Illinois marijuana biz

    CHICAGO — A new lawsuit has been filed involving medical marijuana, this one claiming a Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new industry in Illinois. Medponics Illinois filed the lawsuit Monday in Lake County. It claims Kayvan Khalatbari (KAY'-vohn Kahl-aht-BAR'-ee) and his Denver companies...

  • Pot law firm endows marijuana law professorship

    DENVER (AP) — A Colorado law firm specializing in marijuana law has endowed a professorship at the University of Denver. The three-year endowment is believed to be the first funded by the new marijuana industry. The professorship at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will be held initially by Sam Kamin, who teaches about cannabis...

  • Colorado governor signs rules that limit medical pot growers

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor signed into law a crackdown on medical marijuana Monday, one of two measures designed to ferret out people improperly using and selling untaxed marijuana. The law limits caregivers, those who grow pot on behalf of patients, to 99 plants. The change means that some high-volume caregivers will face the same...

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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