Tag Archives: Marijuana

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

Libertarian leanings forge unexpected, bipartisan bonds

While the political realities of a split legislature — Dems dominating the House and GOP the Senate — have spawned a legion of fascinating, impassible bills known as "The Walking Dead," a second, more philosophical divide had yielded unexpected bipartisan...

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April 21, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Morning sickness marijuana trend draws eyes at the Capitol

Research is thin linking any negative impacts to pregnant pot smoking. But lawmakers in Denver say pregnant women are being subtly marketed to by the cannabis industry. ...

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April 6, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, The Mix

Racial disparity in marijuana arrests; overall charges down

Criminal justice reform, particularly for communities of color, was one of the principal reasons Coloradans voted two-to-one to legalize marijuana. Now, just over a year […]...

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March 30, 2015 Criminal Justice, Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Gun laws reloaded; heavy metals; Attorney General Coffman’s marijuana talks

Target Practice In The Coloradoan, Stephen Meyer took aim at Colorado gun laws: “Twenty months into implementation, Colorado’s gun-control laws are mostly unenforceable and have […]...

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March 30, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

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

Holder wrong, Obama could pull pot out of legal limbo

Colorado’s Amendment 64 made recreational pot legal in the state last year but marijuana remains an illegal on the federal level. That’s a problem for […]...

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February 18, 2015 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

ProgressNow parodies Hickenlooper-hitting Citizens United trailer

Legalized marijuana, background checks for gun purchases, renewable energy development, health care reform, local-control bans on fracking: Citizens United says one man alone is responsible […]...

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October 16, 2014 Just In, Political Ad Watch

Statetap: Affordable Care hack

CU Boulder is the newest large employer in the country to cut workers' hours to skirt the Affordable Care Act requirement to provide health insurance to part-time employees....

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October 14, 2014 The Mix

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Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with drilling and fracking policy in the state. Colorado […]

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Reader’s view: Tax-evader Douglas Bruce’s TABOR keeps voters from raising taxes, even when they thought they did

Anti-tax fanatic and now-convicted tax-evader Douglas Bruce sold us a bill of goods in 1992 when voters approved the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, or TABOR, […]

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