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Tag Archives: marijuana legalization

A Colorado ballot measure to hinder ballot measures

  Colorado is a unique place. The first state to legalize recreational marijuana was able to do so because of how easy it is to […]...

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March 10, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bong-a-Thon, in a town called Stoner, under fire from locals

A giant pot party in the quasi town of Stoner is raising reefer-madness fears in southwest Colorado. The 32nd Annual Colorado Invitational Bong-a-Thon, which advertises “competitive toking”, […]...

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July 8, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

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

Wiretap: The Kochs’ great American tapestry of freedom

The maze of Koch-backed nonprofit groups are able to hide their donors, but the Post did come up with a nice tidy number for the amount of money the groups put together: That would be 17 groups and $407 million....

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January 7, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Pot-tax vote, another step on Colorado’s legalization rollout

Colorado continues to plow into the future of recreational marijuana use as residents begin to vote on Proposition AA, a tax measure that would fund pot-industry regulation enforcement here....

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October 29, 2013 The Mix

Beyond pot: Drug reformers demand end of criminalization

“We are the people that love drugs, we are the people that hate drugs, and we are the people that don’t give a damn about drugs, but every one of us thinks the war on drugs is wrong, wrong, wrong!”...

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October 25, 2013 The Mix

Pot-policy party: International delegation tours dispensaries, talks regulations

Denver, now a leading location in the legal pot trade, is promoting its expertise to a 50-person international delegation this week. ...

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October 23, 2013 The Mix, Uncategorized

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
“High holiday” throng votes with feet, lungs to legalize marijuana

“High holiday” throng votes with feet, lungs to legalize marijuana

Despite official discouragement, roughly 10,000 people gathered yesterday at Norlin Quadrangle, a large field in the center of the University of Colorado Boulder campus, to rally for legalization of marijuana by smoking massive quantities altogether in the open air....

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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