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Colorado Springs-area school officials try new tactics to prevent students from using marijuana

Officials award contract for Sussex medical marijuana center
0 1 hr ago

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A company that was awarded a contract two years ago to open Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary near Wilmington has won...

Arkansas lawmaker to push for medical pot if measures lose
0 2 hr ago

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas lawmaker opposed to ballot measures legalizing medical marijuana says he'll introduce legislation next year to...

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North Dakota among states to decide on medical marijuana
0 Yesterday

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota voters will decide next month whether to legalize marijuana for medical use by siding either with opponents who say...

Analysis: Rulings leave unanswered questions on canvassers
0 Sat, Oct 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — By disqualifying proposals to legalize casinos and limit medical lawsuit damages from the November ballot, Arkansas' highest...

Officials issue health alert for pesticide-tainted pot
0 Fri, Oct 21, 2016

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — State health officials have issued a health alert about marijuana products that may have been tainted with high levels of a...

Arkansas medical marijuana proponents launch TV ad
0 Fri, Oct 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Medical marijuana supporters began airing their first TV ad for one of two legalization proposals on the Arkansas ballot...

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LETTERS: Jobs already on the chopping block; does human life have value?
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Jobs on the chopping block

It's not Amendment 70 that will eliminate jobs, it is a review of the hospitality business model. As The Gazette's...

Report: Arkansas medical pot plan costs more than it raises
0 Thu, Oct 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Competing proposals to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas would cost the state more to administer than they would create...

Couple sues police for return of seized marijuana plants
0 Thu, Oct 20, 2016

GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts couple has filed a lawsuit against state police seeking the return of marijuana plants confiscated in a...

Correction: Montana Elections-Ballot Initiatives story
0 Thu, Oct 20, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In a story Oct. 14 about Montana's ballot initiatives, The Associated Press reported erroneously the initiative number for the...

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The future of cannabis sales: tiny brownies
By: - 0 Thu, Oct 20, 2016

"Well, you know the Maureen Dowd story," sighed Tim Moxey. "And it's just not a good story."

True, Dowd's experience was less than ideal: She...

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Possible link to 3 overnight crimes in southeast Colorado Springs
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Oct 20, 2016

A trio of masked men may be responsible for two robberies and a burglary Thursday morning in southeast Colorado Springs.

"Right now there are...

New medical marijuana measures presented to committee
0 Wed, Oct 19, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state legislators began laying the groundwork Wednesday to make another run at legalizing medical marijuana for people...

The Latest: Utah legislators weigh medical marijuana
0 Wed, Oct 19, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Utah legislators considering medical marijuana proposals (all times local):

3:35 p.m.


Arkansas medical pot opponents launch first TV ad
0 Wed, Oct 19, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Opponents of medical marijuana initiatives in Arkansas launched a TV ad Wednesday claiming competing proposals on the...

Lawmakers: No comment on delegate's medical marijuana roles
0 Wed, Oct 19, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — After meeting for nearly three hours behind closed doors Wednesday, Maryland lawmakers on an ethics panel declined to say...

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Business owners replace idealists in legal-pot movement
0 Wed, Oct 19, 2016

DENVER (AP) — Business owners are replacing idealists in the pot-legalization movement as the nascent marijuana industry creates a broad base of new...

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Business owners replace idealists in legalization movement
By: - 0 Wed, Oct 19, 2016

DENVER — Business owners are replacing idealists in the pot-legalization movement as the nascent marijuana industry creates a broad base of new...

Utah governor hopeful says medical pot helps wife, others
0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hours after his wife pleaded guilty to misdemeanor pot-possession charges connected with two pounds of the drug found at their...

The Latest: Governor hopeful pushes to legalize medical pot
0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah candidate for governor whose wife pleaded guilty to pot possession charges for using the drug to treat...

US Rep Bishop clashes with Democratic challenger in debate
0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop and his Democratic opponent clashed during a Monday debate on medical marijuana, climate change, and the...

Both sides in legal pot debate take to airwaves
0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — Groups for and against legalization of recreational marijuana have launched new television ads in an effort to convince Massachusetts...

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LETTERS: Recreational pot unhealthy; time to support the marching band
0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Recreational marijuana unhealthy

Several years ago marijuana was legalized in Colorado. Since then there seems to be a dispensary on every...

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Owen Hill seeks to defend Colorado Senate seat against 'purple' challenger Barrionuevo
By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Oct 17, 2016

Colorado Springs voters who expect a traditional Republican vs. Democrat, red vs. blue contest for Senate District 10 might be in for a...

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Water contamination among issues for candidates in El Paso County commission District 4 race
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Sun, Oct 16, 2016

A military nuance ties together El Paso County commissioner candidates Liz Rosenbaum and Longinos Gonzalez.

Rosenbaum was an Army wife who...

LSU AgCenter to hold medical marijuana public forum Oct. 28
0 Sun, Oct 16, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The LSU AgCenter plans a public forum Oct. 28 to explain medical marijuana regulations to potential investors.

Both LSU...

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Here’s how legal pot changed Colorado and Washington
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Marijuana has had little impact so far on various public health measures in states where it has been legalized, according to a report from the Drug...

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Investors anxious as Oregonians again vote on marijuana
0 Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Last year, Golden Leaf Holdings, a leading cannabis company, paid $3.3 million for almost 100 acres of land in Oregon to build a marijuana growing,...

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Denver marijuana use ballot measure could capture attention beyond city — if voters say yes
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 14, 2016

When Colorado started selling legalized recreational marijuana in 2014, it gave most tourists and some residents no place to consume what they...