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  • LETTERS: Discipline your children; world needs love

    Parents: Discipline your children In regards to marijuana edible packaging: I would like to know why it is the packaging that needs to be changed because parents can't teach their children to behave and to stay out of things that don't belong to them. If the parents are old enough to buy these edibles, they should be old enough to store these...

  • Man allegedly bought marijuana from Colorado to sell in Maryland

    SMITHSBURG, Md. — A western Maryland man is charged with selling marijuana he allegedly obtained in weekly mail shipments from Colorado. Twenty-two-year-old Tyler Myers couldn't be reached Thursday for comment on the charges filed Monday. His Smithsburg home has no telephone listing. A public defender who represented Myers at a bond review...

  • Sales tax collections in Colorado Springs continue on upward path

    Colorado Springs sales tax collections in October surged by double-digit percentages compared with the same month a year earlier, according to a report Wednesday from the city's Finance Department. It's the fourth time in five months that collections have shown such dramatic year-over-year increases - but for October, it wasn't all tied to...

  • CDOT surveys attempt to understand driving habits

    Mailed surveys sent by the Colorado Department of Transportation asking residents about their driving habits, including texting, drinking or speeding, are part of the agency's effort to evaluate its educational programs. Amy Ford, spokeswoman for CDOT, said that in past years CDOT used phone calls to contact residents. Recently, the number...

  • Colorado panel makes no progress on edible marijuana

    GOLDEN — A Colorado task force wrapped up a final task force meeting on Monday with no consensus on what marijuana-infused foods and drinks should look like. The group of regulators, law enforcement, parent groups and edible-pot makers has mostly argued about whether it would be possible to make sure pot products don't look like regular...

  • El Paso County commissioner launches campaign for Colorado Springs mayor

    Amy Lathen's first campaign speech for Colorado Springs mayor was a salvo against the style of the city's current executive leadership. "I do not believe that the strong mayor form of government ever intended for there to be a holy war between City Council and the mayor's office," she said Monday. "I do not believe that the strong mayor...

  • Marijuana treats may face Colorado scrutiny

    DENVER — Saying they're still worried that edible pot sweets are too attractive to kids, Colorado health authorities plan to ask Monday for a new panel to decide which marijuana foods and drinks look too much like regular snacks. A Health Department recommendation, obtained by The Associated Press in advance of a final meeting Monday on...

  • Manitou's sales tax collections continue to sizzle

    Manitou Springs continued its sales tax hot streak in September with nearly $303,000 in collections. It marked the third month in a row with collections above $300,000 and was the third-highest total in city history, trailing the record-breaking figures from July and August. September's collection of $302,966 was more than a 55 percent...

  • Marijuana shops trying again on marketing effort

    DENVER — A group of marijuana dispensaries in Denver is trying again to launch a marketing plan with neighboring shops that don't sell pot. The dispensaries sprinkled along South Broadway in Denver hope that by branding the entire area, they'll be able to skirt advertising restrictions on the marijuana industry. Pot shops aren't allowed to...

  • Marijuana patient sues after firm won't hire her

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A graduate student has sued a textile company for refusing to hire her for a two-month internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat frequent and debilitating migraine headaches, a decision her lawyer calls discrimination. Christine Callaghan, who is studying textiles at the University of Rhode Island, sued...

  • MONEY & THE LAW: Pot entrepreneurs should proceed with caution

    There is little doubt that Colorado's laws allowing for the possession and use of marijuana have provided the legal profession with enhanced income opportunities. These laws have generated all manner of questions affecting law enforcement agencies, local governments, landlords, banks, physicians and employers, among others. Many of these...

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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