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Tag Archives: amendment 64

Will smoking pot at a bar soon be legal in Denver?

Lighting up a doobie on a bar’s enclosed patio? Enjoying a pot brownie at an art opening? It’s against the law now, but supporters of a […]...

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August 11, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

House passes historic marijuana legislation

This week, the House of Representatives approved a slate of historically weed-friendly amendments to the annual bill funding the Department of Justice. “We’re really, really close […]...

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June 4, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Racial disparity in marijuana arrests; overall charges down

Criminal justice reform, particularly for communities of color, was one of the principal reasons Coloradans voted two-to-one to legalize marijuana. Now, just over a year […]...

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March 30, 2015 Criminal Justice, Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

#Coleg Notebook: Funding the felony DUI, and voting on pot taxes (again)

Funding the felony DUI  With only $5 million in new spending available to each legislative chamber because of this year’s expected TABOR (Taxpayer Bill of […]...

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March 26, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In, Uncategorized

Polis: Solution on pot is not another dead-end lawsuit but to pass my federal legalization bill

This time, it’s the sheriffs. Led by Larimer County’s Justin Smith, sheriffs in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska say they’re facing a “crisis of conscience” brought […]...

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March 5, 2015 Health, Just In

Holder wrong, Obama could pull pot out of legal limbo

Colorado’s Amendment 64 made recreational pot legal in the state last year but marijuana remains an illegal on the federal level. That’s a problem for […]...

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February 18, 2015 Just In

Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado for violating federal law with legalized pot

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says the legal action seems more aimed at forcing the hand of federal authorities than it is at challenging the will of Colorado voters. ...

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December 18, 2014 The Mix

Colorado to lead hemp industry and adopt mandatory minimums for child sex offenders

Notes from the 105th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 22, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Politics, The Mix

New pot tax will pay for enforcement and satisfy the feds

In the first few years, at least, while pot remains a novelty for tourists and a hot product in a low-supply-high-demand market, the Marijuana Cash Fund may be stuffed to brimming like a dorm-room pipe on a Saturday night....

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November 6, 2013 Education, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado pot-tax debate yet another debate over market ideology

The debate between supporters and opponents of Colorado pot tax Proposition AA is an ideological debate on how taxes will affect pot as a product in an emerging market. Voters will decide where they stand tomorrow. ...

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November 4, 2013 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Highlights from those panels on how to save The Denver Post. Now what?

Last Tuesday— and again on Thursday— people packed into The Denver Press Club to engage with a town-hall-slash-panel discussion largely focused on what readers can or should do about […]

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