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Tag Archives: Marijuana

The True Story of Two Drifters Who Became Cannabis Pioneers

After the recent election, marijuana is now legal in some form in 25 states. Colorado, of course, was a trendsetter in this regard, legalizing pot […]...

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December 9, 2016 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado first in nation with certified hemp seed

Colorado has become the first state in the nation to develop certified seeds for industrial hemp, an achievement that could spell growth for the burgeoning […]...

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November 30, 2016 Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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

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

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Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6!

Grab your calendar: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 marks the seventh annual Colorado Gives Day, and The Indy needs your help! Colorado Gives Day is a statewide […]

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Colorado Secretary of State asks judge how to deal with rogue electors

  Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams filed a legal motion Friday asking a judge to clarify what should happen to members of the Electoral […]

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