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Tag Archives: Marijuana

Veterans and abuse survivors sue Colorado for banning marijuana in PTSD treatement

When the Colorado Board of Health voted against adding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana last month, a core […]...

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August 27, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

Homebrew: Denver cops want $6.1 million body-camera contract with Taser

Candid camera The Denver Police Department asked City Council to spend $6.1 million over five years for 800 body cameras from Taser International. The technology is billed […]...

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July 8, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Homebrew: Rand Paul fundraises with marijuana magnates

Smoke this Libertarians, light up. Sen. Rand Paul will be fundraising with marijuana tycoons today at the Cannabis Business Summit in Denver. This is the first […]...

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June 30, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Homebrew: Aurora convict back in prison after clerical mistake, but should he be?

Big mistake If a convict gets accidentally released and starts a family, takes a steady job and gets his life back on track, is it OK to […]...

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June 23, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Bernie Sanders’ democratic socialist stump speech in Denver

“Yeah, we’re over fire code,” a security guard said with a laugh and a shrug while eying the crowd at Bernie Sanders’ jam-packed town-hall meeting Saturday night. […]...

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June 22, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

No shocker for Colorado’s chief doc: Legalizing medical pot doesn’t up teen use

The New York Times yesterday reported about the most in-depth study of teen marijuana use to-date, which found that legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t lead to more teens […]...

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June 16, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guess how many Coloradans use marijuana; the number will surprise you

What percentage of adults in Colorado would you guess use marijuana? More than 80% 60-80% 40-60% 20-40% Less than 20% Poll Maker Scroll for answer […]...

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June 15, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Voters to decide how to spend $58 million in weed-tax money

Coming to a November ballot near you: Should the state keep $58 million in excess marijuana tax revenue that in part pays for K-12 public […]...

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June 4, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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