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Sturm College of Law’s new professor of weed

Back in the day, lawyers who specialized in marijuana spent their energy defending criminals. Now, pot attorneys help business owners set up shop and negotiate […]...

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May 19, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado Republicans all vote for politically hot, doomed federal anti-abortion bill

Colorado lawmakers in the U.S. House on Wednesday split along party lines on a bill that would ban nearly all late-term abortions across the country. The […]...

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May 14, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Swing-state Colorado U.S. Congress members clash over latest anti-abortion bill

DENVER — Abortion bills are pouring down on Colorado like spring rain on the Northern Front Range. First, reproductive-health politics dominated the end of the 2015 […]...

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May 13, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Thunderdome 2015: Abortion politics vs. Colorado

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Thunderdome 2015: Children’s health vs. parents’ rights

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Thunderdome 2015: Teen-pregnancy science vs. confusion

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Skeptical Dems sink Colorado fetal-homicide ‘personhood’ bill

DENVER — Colorado Senate President Bill Cadman’s fetal homicide bill never stood a chance of making it through the legislature, despite being propelled by public […]...

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May 5, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Tim Neville’s anti-abortion mobile clinic crashes into reproductive rights debate

Sen. Tim Neville, R-Littleton, distributed flyers on the Senate floor Thursday announcing that a mobile pregnancy counseling clinic, equipped with ultrasound technology, would be parked […]...

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April 30, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

DIY hash-oil blasts spark debate over felony penalties

Here’s how it works: You buy cheap “trim,” the discarded leaves snipped from cannabis buds. You attach a screen to one end of a pipe and […]...

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April 27, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Criminal Justice, Health, Just In, Politics, Uncategorized

Legislature requires universities to get “SANE” in face of campus sexual assault

“I lay there at 20 years old thinking, ‘OK, this is how I’m going to die,'” said Kimberly Weeks, testifying last week before the Senate Education […]...

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April 22, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Criminal Justice, Health, Just In, The Mix

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Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with drilling and fracking policy in the state. Colorado […]

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Reader’s View: Two tragedies in Aurora

The Aurora theater shooting trial has been going on for almost a month now and as testimony continues, it is apparent that the shooter’s crimes […]

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