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Tag Archives: Cannabis

6 takeaways from 7 GOP candidates for governor in Colorado

Over burgers and beer in a historic fort in Weld County’s gas patch Monday night, seven Republicans running for governor largely agreed on issues ranging […]...

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November 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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?

In September 2016, 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

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Don’t miss: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Energy Speaker Series

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The Home Front: ‘There is no contingency plan’ for the estimated 90k Colorado families who rely on CHIP for basic healthcare

“Everyone from government officials to late night hosts are sounding the alarm as the Child Health Insurance Program runs out of money, putting almost nine […]

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