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  • Recreational marijuana qualifies for Oregon ballot

    SALEM, Ore. — Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. State elections officials certified Tuesday that the petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot. Election workers say there were roughly 88,500 valid signatures — about 1,400 more...

  • Edible marijuana products recalled in Colorado

    DENVER — A popular Colorado brand of marijuana-infused brownies and other sweets has been recalled amid concerns of contamination from unsanitary equipment. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1mSIASB ) that several products from the company At Home Baked were recalled Thursday by the Denver Department of Environmental Health. The recall...

  • Prosecutors say Colorado man had large illegal marijuana grows

    DENVER — Prosecutors say a man faces felony charges for illegally growing hundreds of pounds of marijuana in three Denver warehouses in an area with many legal grows. The Denver district attorney's office on Thursday charged 45-year-old Todd Nelson with possessing more than 50 pounds of marijuana with intent to deliver, marijuana...

  • Petition puts recreational marijuana sales in Manitou Springs on November ballot

    Manitou Springs residents will have a chance in November to prohibit recreational marijuana sales in the western El Paso County town. A petition was approved July 3 by the city clerk's office, forcing a question onto the ballot for the Nov. 4 election. The clerk's office said 275 signatures were needed to force the ballot measure. Petitioners...

  • House votes to allow marijuana-related banking

    WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana. The 236-186 vote rejected a move by Rep. John Fleming, R-La., to block the Treasury Department from implementing guidance it issued in February telling banks how to report on their dealings...

  • Cannabis capitalism: Colorado Springs businesses sprout from marijuana legalization

    When Michelle Mitnik walks into her church for Sunday services, few there know her business. Literally. It's not something the 52-year-old Colorado Springs woman talks about with her church friends for fear of social stigma, but when she opens up, it's like listening to your grandmother tell a nice bedtime story - a story of how she spends a...

  • Marijuana changes mulled by Colorado health board

    DENVER — New rules for the medical marijuana program in Colorado are under consideration by the state Board of Health Wednesday. The board is looking at new rules to limit high-volume caregivers. Those are people authorized by the state to grow marijuana on behalf of others, and they're not subject to state taxes or background checks. The...

  • Analysis: Setback for medical pot push in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In 2012, by the slimmest of margins, Arkansas missed being the first state in the South to legalize medical marijuana — less than 2 percent. Nearly two years later, another push to legalize the drug failed to even muster enough signatures to place the issue on the ballot. It'd be easy to call this a sign that the...

  • Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

    CHICAGO (AP) — The prospect of adding jobs — even as few as 30 — has led officials in many shrinking Illinois' communities to set aside any qualms about the state's legalization of medical marijuana and to get friendly with would-be growers. The aspiring growers and their agents have been racing from town to town, shaking hands with...

  • Seattle city attorney's 1st-day pot buy broke rule

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes acknowledges he broke a drug-free workplace rule when he brought marijuana back to his office after buying on the first day of legal sales in Washington state. Holmes has been a big supporter of the legal marijuana law, and he says he wanted to be one of the first customers at Seattle's...

  • Colorado recreational pot sales dip for 1st time

    DENVER — Colorado sold less recreational pot in May than in April, the first month-to-month sales decline for the drug that became legal at the beginning of the year. Tax collections reported by the state Department of Revenue this week showed Colorado sold about $21 million of recreational pot in May. That was down slightly from April,...

Interactive map: Colorado's licensed retail marijuana stores

Fri, Dec 27, 2013 - 2:26 PM

See the list of the locations that have received licenses for recreational marijuana sales.

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