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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
Signatures turned in to put marijuana legalization on the ballot in Colorado

Signatures turned in to put marijuana legalization on the ballot in Colorado

This morning, proponents of a statewide initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana submitted nearly 160,000 signatures in support of placing the measure on the 2012 ballot. Only 86,105 valid signatures of registered Colorado voters are needed to qualify....

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January 4, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal

Majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal

A Gallup poll released Monday shows that for the first time since Gallup began asking the question more than 40 years ago, a majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana....

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October 18, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Polis: marijuana, online gambling, immigration reform, tax amnesty should all play role in budget talks

Writing in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal, Colorado Rep. Jared Polis said President Obama and Congress have a short window to address debt issues before the political considerations of the 2012 presidential election overwhelms any chance at compromise and real leadership....

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July 14, 2011 Center Well, Immigration, Politics

Marijuana legalization effort launched in Colorado today

In a little more than a year, Colorado may become the first state to legalize marijuana. Between now and then, prepare to meet petition waving enthusiasts. In fact, prepare to meet competing petition wavers as it is quite likely that...

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July 7, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Polis set to introduce bill to allow states to legalize marijuana

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis plans to be a co-sponsor on legislation Thursday to allow states to legalize marijuana without federal interference....

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June 22, 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

ELECTIONS 2014

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Chris Christie in Colorado to campaign for Bob Beauprez

  DENVER — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a tour of downtown Denver today with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.  The pair stopped off at […]

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Belongings’

A two-year-old child survived by clinging to a ladder.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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