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Lacey Kirk fills an order for a retail marijuana customer Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Marisol Therapeutics in Pueblo West. The store has been selling retail marijuana since Jan. 1, 2014, when it became legal in Colorado.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Lacey Kirk fills an order for a retail marijuana customer Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Marisol Therapeutics in Pueblo West. The store has been selling retail...
In this April 15, 2014 photo, Matt Alfonso, with Avail Vapor, tests out one of the electronic cigarettes in the shop in Richmond, Va. The fast-growing industry is likely to see some changes as the federal government soon plans to regulate the popular devices. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
In this April 15, 2014 photo, Matt Alfonso, with Avail Vapor, tests out one of the electronic cigarettes in the shop in Richmond, Va. The fast-growing industry is...
Same-sex couples were married at the Pueblo County Courthouse Friday, July 11, 2014. Gilbert Ortiz, the Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder, decided to issue same-sex marriage licenses to avoid putting Pueblo County at legal risk for denying constitutional rights. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette
Same-sex couples were married at the Pueblo County Courthouse Friday, July 11, 2014. Gilbert Ortiz, the Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder, decided to issue...
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The Broncos hosted the Patriots in the AFC Championship game Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
The Broncos hosted the Patriots in the AFC Championship game Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Joel Dreessen was released by the Denver Broncos on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
Joel Dreessen was released by the Denver Broncos on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
Justin Nucci, a scientist at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, poses with vials containing mosquitoes collected around the state and shipped for testing to the health department in east Denver on Tuesday, July 24, 2007. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Justin Nucci, a scientist at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, poses with vials containing mosquitoes collected around the state and...