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  • Manitou Springs' second recreational marijuana shop opens Wednesday

    It's no April Fool's joke: A new recreational pot shop plans to open its doors in Manitou Springs on Wednesday. Emerald Fields, the second store for a company that first opened in Glendale, calls itself a "cannaboutique," and has the interior designers to prove it. The designers went for a "funky industrial" feel and gave the new shop a...

  • Colorado trying again to add maternal warnings at marijuana shops

    DENVER — A second attempt by Colorado lawmakers to require pot shops to post warnings for pregnant customers is moving ahead in the state Legislature. A state House committee voted 10-3 to direct state health authorities to craft warnings to be posted in recreational and medical marijuana dispensaries. The warnings would tell pregnant women...

  • Insights at Large: Yolanda L. Avila

    Yolanda L. Avila doesn't travel alone. Where she goes, guide dog Donnalee goes, too. The legally blind candidate for one of three at-large City Council seats has a visible disability, unlike her 12 competitors. She had to re-create herself after being diagnosed in 1998 with retinitis pigmentosa. So when she advocates for better public...

  • LETTERS: More on 'Clearing The Haze' marijuana series

    Highly politicized issue Thank you for your objective questioning of the topic and your willingness to dive into a highly politicized issue with objective analysis. The industry seems to be populated with highly motivated promoters of pot. However, there is, I think, a large majority of quietly concerned people who know that there is a dark...

  • LETTERS: Articles, information on marijuana empowering

    Articles, information empowering I just wanted to reach out to thank you for all of your work putting this project together. While it may be a difficult position to defend, even when the facts are on our side, it's comforting to know that there are journalists and other high-profile individuals who still fight for what's right. It's...

  • Colorado attorney general worried over legal marijuana lawsuit

    GRAND JUNCTION — A lawsuit filed by Oklahoma and Nebraska that asks the U.S. Supreme court to curtail Colorado's new recreational marijuana law could have dire consequences for all three states, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said. Colorado argued in a response to the lawsuit that Nebraska and Oklahoma were trying to reach across...

  • Colorado lawmakers start debating annual state budget

    DENVER — Colorado budget writers have spent months assembling the state's spending plan for next year, and this week their fellow lawmakers will begin debating, tinkering, and voting on it. The process will begin in the Senate. By Thursday, the chamber is expected to pass it over to the House. Here are some highlights from the budget, which...

  • Willie Nelson will launch own brand of weed, chain of marijuana stores in US - including Colorado

    Country music legend Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of weed and a chain of marijuana stores across the country. The 81-year-old longtime cannabis enthusiast plans to open up shops in states, including Colorado, where pot is legal starting in 2016, he told the Daily Beast. The Texas trailblazer wants his new signature brand,...

  • Colorado defends pot law, says states free to legalize weed

    DENVER — States are free to legalize marijuana, Colorado argued Friday in a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a lawsuit from neighboring states that have asked the nation's highest court to shut down Colorado's pot law. The filing marks the first time Colorado has defended legal marijuana in writing. The federal government did...

  • Colorado moving to standardize pot-testing labs

    DENVER — Colorado is moving to establish another marijuana first — the first government standards for marijuana testing. A bill approved by its first committee in the state Legislature Thursday would create statewide laboratory standards for the state's 18 pot-testing labs. Currently the labs are certified by state health authorities, but...

  • Insights at Large: Longinos Gonzalez Jr.

    Longinos Gonzalez Jr. naturally opposes sales of recreational drugs, having done counter-drug work during half of his 20-year stint in the Air Force. And Gonzalez's opposition to marijuana in Colorado also appears to be tied to his concern for children and teens. He has taught science in middle and high schools over the past year. As one of...

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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