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With pot legalized, Colorado enters drug-policy brave new world

With pot legalized, Colorado enters drug-policy brave new world

America’s war on drugs got a lot more interesting Tuesday night as Colorado and Washington each voted to legalize marijuana use and possession by adults. Marijuana advocates promptly called the two measures “the beginning of the end” of marijuana...

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November 8, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
In the weeds: Fed response to Colorado vote to legalize marijuana tough to predict

In the weeds: Fed response to Colorado vote to legalize marijuana tough to predict

Washington and Oregon both have measures similar to Colorado’s Amendment 64 on the ballot this year. It is unknown how the federal government will respond if any or all of them pass. The feds could respect the decision of...

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October 2, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado anti-pot legalization group asks AG Holder for support

Colorado anti-pot legalization group asks AG Holder for support

When campaigning for the U.S. Senate two years ago, Republican candidate Ken Buck said medical marijuana was a states' rights issue. Today he is the public face of Smart Colorado, a group campaigning in opposition to Amendment 64, which would...

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June 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Ken Buck to lead campaign against marijuana legalization

Ken Buck to lead campaign against marijuana legalization

Ken Buck is back, and he has his work cut out for him. Larimer County District Attorney Ken Buck will spearhead the campaign against legalization of marijuana. Buck, a Republican, ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010, losing to...

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June 11, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
VIDEO: Colorado marijuana legalization effort launches first TV ad

VIDEO: Colorado marijuana legalization effort launches first TV ad

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol (Amendment 64) will run its first television ad beginning tomorrow, May 11, during NBC's "The Today Show." The ad will also air during "Ellen," and the Mother's Day episode of "The Doctors."...

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May 10, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Colorado marijuana legalization effort gets a billboard

Colorado marijuana legalization effort gets a billboard

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol today unveiled its first billboard, located at 1660 Federal Blvd., just up the hill from Sports Authority Field at Mile High and towering over a liquor store. ...

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April 5, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Video: Colorado Independent honors a whistle-blower

Watch the podcast of our interview with Chris Blumenstein, winner of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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