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  • Suspect in Colorado marijuana dispensary theft arrested in Missouri

    ASPEN — Police have arrested the man they say was armed with a hammer when he robbed an Aspen marijuana dispensary of $11,000 worth of the drug. Police had been communicating with 21-year-old Hayden May through his family, and the suspect was expected to turn himself in by 5 p.m. Wednesday. When he hadn't shown up by 5:45 p.m., police...

  • Colorado Springs police chief talks drugs, body cameras and more at town hall

    Colorado Springs Police Chief Pete Carey held a town hall meeting with about 100 neighborhood watch volunteers Wednesday night, fielding questions about crime in the city and how the department plans to address certain issues. Carey and some members of his staff addressed drugs, traffic safety, body cameras and gang violence, among other...

  • As petition looms, Wyoming panel begins look at legal pot

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's anti-pot governor has a warning for a task force he's named to study the effects of legal marijuana: It CAN happen here. Wyoming can't afford to ignore the problems other states' legal marijuana has caused, nor the ills yet to manifest should legalization happen in the Cowboy State, Gov. Matt Mead told his new...

  • Daugaard unsupportive of medical, decriminalized marijuana

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he needs to review proposed ballot measures that would decriminalize marijuana possession and legalize medicinal cannabis, but the governor says he generally hasn't supported such proposals. Daugaard told The Associated Press on Wednesday he believes marijuana decriminalization would make the drug...

  • Ohio elections chief opens investigation into pot petitions

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief named a special investigator on Wednesday to review what he calls "significant disparities" in a marijuana legalization group's ballot petitions and said he is subpoenaing the campaign's director. The announcement by Secretary of State Jon Husted is the latest show of force by the state's Republican...

  • Hammer-wielding man robs Colorado marijuana store

    ASPEN — Police say a hammer-wielding man who robbed an Aspen marijuana store of $11,000 worth of the drug was friends with the employees and known by local authorities. The Aspen Times reports (http://goo.gl/GYzpia ) the man came into "Stash" on Tuesday afternoon acting like he was a customer, then waited for other customers to leave. Store...

  • Decision on medical marijuana dispensaries looms in NY

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state health officials plan to announce this week the companies selected to operate medical marijuana dispensaries. A spokesperson for the state Department of Health says Tuesday that the agency intends to identify the winning applicants for five available dispensary licenses by Friday. Under a law passed last...

  • Colorado Springs City Council to vote on proposed ordinance outlawing hash oil production

    Mayor John Suthers' quest to quell explosive hash oil production has led to a proposed ordinance that won support Monday from top fire officials, the Council of Neighbors and Organizations and the Medical Marijuana Industry Group. The City Council will vote Aug. 11 on the law, which Suthers requested at a June 12 retreat. The ordinance,...

  • Court details rules for immunity in medical marijuana cases

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court says judges should follow a four-part test before trial to determine whether defendants in cases involving medical marijuana are immune from prosecution. The court in a unanimous decision released Monday sent two cases back to Oakland County Circuit Court, saying defendants must show they're...

  • EDITORIAL: Regulate driving while stoned

    Rational adults know the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol. It stands to reason that anyone driving a vehicle should be clean and sober. But debate continues regarding the dangers of driving under the influence of THC - the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana cigarettes, vaporizers and THC-infused food products. Although...

  • Colorado legislators working to draft drugged driving bill

    DENVER - Driving high and driving drunk carry the same charge in Colorado, and that's a problem for those who want to track the impact, if any, of legalized marijuana on the safety of the state's roads and highways. It's impossible to break out state-wide statistics about the number of convictions for driving under the influence of marijuana...

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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