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Tag Archives: Marijuana

Committee questions funding for Hancock’s affordable housing plan

Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to combat Denver’s housing crisis faced doubts about its proposed funding sources in today’s Safety, Housing, and Homelessness Committee meeting. The […]...

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August 17, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s U.S. Attorney John Walsh to leave office

After six years in office, U.S. Attorney John Walsh – Colorado’s longest-serving federal prosecutor since the 1980s – is stepping down. In a statement today, […]...

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July 29, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

How would anti-pot Chris Christie play as Trump’s VP in swing state Colorado?

News out of the D.C. Beltway is that Donald Trump is vetting Chris Christie as a possible running mate. The Washington Post reports that the New […]...

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July 2, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawmakers OK restrictions on medical pot advertising despite First Amendment concerns

This story first appeared at the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition website.   First Amendment concerns didn’t prevent a panel of state lawmakers Wednesday from […]...

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April 14, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Marijuana tax won’t fix Colorado’s budget woes

DENVER – When voters in Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, a new industry emerged, along with a new state revenue stream. According to early estimates from […]...

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February 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

New York smokes Colorado by pioneering kosher marijuana

Colorado could have been the birthplace of kosher marijuana. But when it comes to meeting the needs of observant Jews, our square state is lacking. […]...

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December 31, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Poll results: Arm Colorado teachers, don’t expel sexting students — and legal pot is good

  In Colorado, a state bloodied by mass shootings, a majority of voters feel teachers and school officials should be able to arm themselves on […]...

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November 19, 2015 Just In, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: Oligarchy: Why Ohio failed to legalize pot

Not pot In Ohio, voters overwhelmingly reject legalizing pot. So how can both sides be happy with the result? Hint: It starts with the word […]...

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November 4, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but for immigrants it’s still risky

Immigrants in Colorado face their own version of reefer madness as they deal with a dichotomy in state and federal drug laws that is especially […]...

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October 28, 2015 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix

Democratic debate: What candidates said about Colorado and gun legislation

During last month’s Republican presidential debate, Colorado played a larger role than any other state because of legalized marijuana. This month, during the Democratic presidential debate in […]...

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October 14, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]

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Meet Mr. Middle, the Unity Party’s nominee for U.S. Senate in Colorado

  On a recent Monday, Bill Hammons was driving around Denver and explaining what it’s like to be on the ballot for national office in […]

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