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Future shock: What happens if Colorado legalizes pot?

Future shock: What happens if Colorado legalizes pot?

If Amendment 64 passes, it will become almost immediately legal under Colorado law for adults to possess, grow, consume and give away up to an ounce of marijuana. It may take more than a year, however, before adults can...

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September 20, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

Three pro-marijuana bills introduced in Congress today

Colorado Rep. Jared Polis and two other members of Congress today introduced bills to improve Americans' access to medical marijuana....

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May 25, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

American Express blocks medical marijuana purchases

American Express cards may no longer be used to purchase medical marijuana. The company has given no reason for the prohibition. Other credit card companies so far continue to allow their cards to be used for the purchase of medical...

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May 24, 2011 Center Well, Health, Politics

Montana medical marijuana raid raises huge questions with national implications

When federal agents led a raid on medical marijuana businesses in Montana last week, questions were raised as to whether these businesses were raided because they were suspected of selling out of the proverbial back door to people without medical...

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March 22, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Feds raid Montana medical marijuana operations

Federal drug officials on Monday raided at least 10 medical marijuana operations in at least six Montana towns....

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March 15, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Congressman Jared Polis says marijuana legalization may be on the horizon

What do U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo have in common? Both think marijuana should be legalized....

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March 8, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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On politics, personhood and late-terms

Why does Mark Udall’s position on late-term abortions draw so much less attention than Cory Gardner’s waffling support on Personhood?

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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