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  • Kansas mulling response to legal marijuana in Colorado

    TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas hasn't decided whether to join a lawsuit filed by other states against Colorado over its legalization of marijuana even though the two states share a border. Spokeswoman Jennifer Rapp said Friday that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been considering legal action against Colorado for months. But she said in an...

  • EDITORIAL: DOJ could help neighbors we burden with marijuana

    A weird lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of the United States against Colorado only formalizes what we know. Colorado's marijuana free-for-all is a burden to our neighbors. We grow and sell some of the most potent pot in the world and it crosses into other states as dealers and drug tourists come and go. Colorado voters chose to subject...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Drug law enforcement isn't racial

    Mayor Bill de Blasio seems to believe that law enforcement doesn't so much protect minority communities as harm them. His administration's latest effort will have the NYPD reduce enforcement of marijuana laws - a move toward legalization under the banner of social justice. The push for marijuana legalization begins with the claim that the drug...

  • Colorado Springs man convicted of sexual assault

    A Colorado Springs man was found guilty Friday of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 19-year-old man in April. A jury convicted Justin Hatfield, 39, of sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact after a weeklong trial. During opening statements Tuesday, the victim, now 20, told the court that Hatfield had stalked him for a week and had...

  • Colorado vows to defend marijuana law against states' challenge

    DENVER — Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states. The two states filed a lawsuit seeking a court order to prevent...

  • Colorado Springs man testifies in sex assault case

    What a victim described in court as a night of terror and sexual assault was remembered fondly Thursday as an evening of consensual romance by the alleged attacker. Justin Hatfield, 39, is on trial for sex assault charges brought in April when a then-19-year-old who works at a Colorado Springs convenience store claimed Hatfield kidnapped,...

  • Denver parents charged after toddler tests for marijuana

    DENVER — A Denver couple are being prosecuted for child abuse after their 3-year-old daughter tested positive for marijuana use. Prosecutors charged 33-year-old Mario Hollerway and 26-year-old Alysia Lombard with misdemeanor child abuse and having more pot than allowed under Colorado law on Wednesday. They took their daughter to the...

  • Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a first

    DENVER — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects. The grants awarded by the Colorado Board of Health will go to studies on whether marijuana helps treat epilepsy, brain tumors,...

  • A refund for Colorado Springs taxpayers? Better times for city make it one possibility

    The city of Colorado Springs may have to issue refunds to taxpayers or ask voters to keep revenue above limits set in the city's charter if sales and use tax collections continue to surge at double-digit rates, the city's chief financial officer said Tuesday. City officials are completing revenue forecasts this week to present to City Council...

  • Retired Air Force officer appointed to City Council's District 2, will serve 4 months

    Larry Bagley, a retired Air Force officer, likes the City for Champions proposal, believes a stormwater funding plan needs to be developed soon and does not want recreational marijuana sales in Colorado Springs. Bagley was appointed by City Council on Monday to temporarily fill the District 2 council seat vacated by Joel Miller. Bagley, 71,...

  • Denver crime lab workers exposed to synthetic marijuana

    DENVER — Two employees at the Denver Police Department's crime lab are recovering after they were exposed to synthetic cannabinoid powder. Department spokesman Matt Murray tells KMGH-TV (http://bit.ly/1GpF0qI ) the employees, whose names have not been released, were working with the synthetic marijuana Monday morning when the package...

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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