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Colorado Springs City Council gives green light to private cannabis club

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City Hall chambers erupted with cheers and about 30 supporters hugged and congratulated each other Tuesday when the Colorado Springs City Council allowed a private downtown club for marijuana smokers to remain open.

Video: Tommy Chong officially becomes Pueblo marijuana shop owner

News: Local News Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

PUEBLO - Comedian Tommy Chong can list "marijuana entrepreneur" and "Pueblo businessman" among his titles as he officially signed on as a part-owner of Pueblo West's Marisol Therapeutics.

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  • 4th grader tries to sell marijuana in northern Colorado

    GREELEY — School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus. John Gates, director of safety for Weld County School District 6, said Wednesday that the students involved, three 10-year-old boys...

  • Small explosion at marijuana grow house in Denver

    A small explosion injured three people in the back of a marijuana grow house in southwest Denver Wednesday afternoon, fire authorities said. The explosion happened in the 1200 block of South Lipan Street. The cause was not immediately known, but investigators are on location. According to the fire department, the three people injured are...

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    Houston Chronicle. April 18, 2014. Texas is changing: Improving education conditions for black and brown kids is key to a bright future It's easy to imagine that politicians would fall all over themselves to take credit for an economic outlook that looked like this: Enough new jobs are coming to Texas to boost the state's aggregate household...

  • FAA investigating drone flying over Denver marijuana rally

    DENVER — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating reports of a drone aircraft that was seen flying over the 4/20 marijuana rally in Denver on Sunday. FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer said Tuesday people need permission to fly aircraft over crowded areas. According to KMGH-TV (, smaller drones are...

  • New Jersey Gov. Christie slams Colorado's marijuana rules

    The state of Colorado has already collected millions in taxes since the first stores selling recreational marijuana opened in January, but one prominent governor -- and potential presidential candidate -- doesn't think legalizing the narcotic is worth the revenue. "For the people who are enamored with the idea with the income, the tax revenue...

  • Dispensaries in limbo as moratoriums sweep state

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Medical marijuana cardholders in some parts of Oregon will have to look harder than they expected for dispensaries as cities and counties throughout the state enact ordinances to keep the pot shops from opening within their borders. A total of 13 Oregon counties and more than 100 towns and cities have passed moratoriums...

  • Colorado slows medical marijuana crackdown

    DENVER — Colorado appears to be giving up on its effort to crack down on medical marijuana growers who are using a legal loophole to grow high numbers of pot plants without the kind of oversight faced by commercial growers. The Colorado Department of Health and Environment said in a statement Monday that it was reviewing responses to...

  • Colorado marijuana law frustrates Nebraska law officers

    OMAHA, Neb. — Some Nebraska law enforcement officers are increasingly frustrated that their agencies have to bear the cost of jailing and prosecuting people for drug violations tied to Colorado's legalized marijuana. Premium-quality cannabis from Colorado has been appearing in western Nebraska communities and burning through law enforcement...

  • Public smoke-out marks marijuana holiday in Colorado; dozens of citations issued in Denver

    DENVER — Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. The 4:20 p.m. smoke-out in the...

  • Colorado Springs marijuana expo draws entrepreneurs

    Marijuana's annual holiday, April 20, may be commonly associated with wearing tie-dye T-shirts and eating brownies, but a local Colorado Springs company wants to turn it into an event for business suits and entrepreneurship. Every event hall and conference room at The Mining Exchange hotel in downtown Colorado Springs was filled with...

  • Colorado nears decision on spending marijuana taxes

    DENVER — Colorado budget-writers are nearing a decision on how new marijuana taxes should be spent. The Joint Budget Committee is expected to approve a spending proposal Monday that involves saving most of the recreational marijuana tax money. However, some would be spent on youth drug-use prevention and education. Monday's vote is just...

Interactive map: Colorado's licensed retail marijuana stores

Updated: Fri, Dec 27, 2013

See the list of the locations that have received licenses for recreational marijuana sales.