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Tag Archives: Cannabis

Legalized marijuana smokes out two Colorado statehouse reporters

So here’s a commentary on the journalism industry with a uniquely Colorado twist: Two of the most ubiquitous reporters at the state Capitol— The Associated Press’s Kristen […]...

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August 10, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

Can you own a gun in Colorado if you smoke pot?

  This week, a federal appeals court covering nine western states upheld a ban on firearms sales to residents who hold medical marijuana cards. Though […]...

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September 2, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Homebrew: Pot activists plot next move

Public consumption The same forces behind marijuana legalization in 2012 have their sights set on a new goal: public pot consumption. Wednesday, Mason Tvert and Brian Vicente proposed […]...

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June 17, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

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

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

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

Wiretap: Weed, just so very much safer than tobacco and alcohol

This may not surprise you, but a new study finds that pot is much, much safer than alcohol or tobacco. In fact, the study — […]...

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February 24, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

#Coleg notebook: Eyewitness ID reform and bipartisan workforce development

Seeing straight on eyewitness ID  The Colorado Independent’s Nat Stein has just released a two-part series on the power and perils of eyewitness identification. On the […]...

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February 9, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In

Listen up, America: 12 lessons from Colorado’s first year of legal pot

We’ve hounded the experts while on holiday to bring you an invaluable list drawn from the nation’s latest greatest experiment in permissibility: Here’s a dozen Colorado-legalized-it lessons. […]...

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December 31, 2014 The Mix

America, I inhaled

A few weeks ago, around Thanksgiving, my grandmother baked cookies in her kitchen in Fort Collins. They were hard and flat and ugly. They smelled […]...

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January 2, 2014 In-Depth

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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The Home Front: Council member in Colorado: Elected officials behaved in a way that would ’embarrass a teenager’

“Weld County Council Chairman Brett Abernathy had a point to prove Monday night at the county council’s regular meeting,” reports The Greeley Tribune. “It went […]

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