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Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana

The DEA’s decision on marijuana doesn’t mean what you think it does

The DEA’s announcement last Thursday that it doesn’t plan to change marijuana’s status as a Schedule I drug left plenty of Coloradans surprised and disappointed. […]...

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August 15, 2016 Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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

Colorado denies veterans medical marijuana for post-traumatic stress disorder

Cannabis was hailed as a lifesaver by many veterans who spoke at the Colorado Board of Health’s meeting this Wednesday, though perhaps none more explicitly […]...

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July 17, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: Cherry Creek School District beefs up security after controversy takes unsavory turn

Food fight Della Curry was kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School until getting the boot in late May. She says she was fired for giving […]...

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June 22, 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

Dish Network’s firing of medical marijuana user upheld by state Supreme Court

Brandon Coats never sought out to be a lightening rod. All he wanted was a job. Employment doesn’t come easily to the 35-year-old Denverite who […]...

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June 15, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

House passes historic marijuana legislation

This week, the House of Representatives approved a slate of historically weed-friendly amendments to the annual bill funding the Department of Justice. “We’re really, really close […]...

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June 4, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Shocker: Medical marijuana testing and labeling bill survives kill committee

That photo above doesn’t look like much. Look closer, though. What you’re seeing is the moment after the Colorado Senate State Affairs committee — the […]...

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April 16, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

#Coleg Notebook: The right to bear buds and dehydrated booze

An infringement of constitutional rights; stricter legal controls that criminals will break anyway; a registry that could make specific citizens vulnerable to a hostile government — […]...

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February 28, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In

Washington medical Green with envy as Colorado moves to retail

Shy Sadis is the owner and founder of The Joint, one of Seattle's dankest medical marijuana outfits. He's been in the business 4 years and owns 5 stores. He's looking to expand to California, Nevada, Colorado and — of course...

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January 3, 2014 The Mix

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LIVE DEBATE COVERAGE: Caldara and Littwin on Clinton and Trump

What could we at The Colorado Independent possibly do to capture both the absolute absurdity and the critical importance of tonight’s opening-round debate between Donald Trump and […]

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Mark Udall returns from the wilderness as a Hillary surrogate

  Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall largely disappeared from political life in Colorado after his defeat by Cory Gardner in 2014. Word is that he’s spent a […]

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