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Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana

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 Just In, Marijuana
In the weeds: Fed response to Colorado vote to legalize marijuana tough to predict

In the weeds: Fed response to Colorado vote to legalize marijuana tough to predict

Washington and Oregon both have measures similar to Colorado’s Amendment 64 on the ballot this year. It is unknown how the federal government will respond if any or all of them pass. The feds could respect the decision of...

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October 2, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
DOJ uses civil suits in attempt to shutter medical marijuana businesses in CA

DOJ uses civil suits in attempt to shutter medical marijuana businesses in CA

The federal war on state-legalized medical marijuana took another harsh turn this week when it was revealed that the U.S. Department of Justice is using civil lawsuits in an effort to seize any properties being used in medical marijuana businesses...

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June 15, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado Republicans vote to fund fed war on medical marijuana

Colorado Republicans vote to fund fed war on medical marijuana

An amendment to the U.S. House Appropriations Bill that would have required the Department of Justice to stand down in pursuing cases against the medical marijuana industry failed Wednesday night on a mostly party line vote. Colorado's seven-member delegation...

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May 11, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Obama personalizes student loan message for cheery CU Boulder students

Obama personalizes student loan message for cheery CU Boulder students

BOULDER — President Barack Obama dropped into town Tuesday, swung by the Sink to pick up a pizza, and he tested out a young entrepreneur's smart phone-controlled ball on University Hill before imparting a few words of wisdom to 11,000...

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April 25, 2012 Center Well, Education, Politics
Boulder judge rejects bid to keep CU open for 4/20 pot protest

Boulder judge rejects bid to keep CU open for 4/20 pot protest

A Boulder District Court judge last night rejected attorney Rob Corry's bid to prevent the University of Colorado Boulder from shutting down campus today. The judge ruled the university administration is free to bar non-students from entering the...

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April 20, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Health, Politics
Pot advocates sue to stop planned CU protest clampdown

Pot advocates sue to stop planned CU protest clampdown

BOULDER-- As Colorado University authorities prepare in earnest for the first time in twenty years to ward off the crowds due to gather here on campus tomorrow for the annual "4/20" marijuana rally, attorney Rob Corry has filed suit to...

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April 19, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics
Medical marijuana coalition asks U.S. Attorney Walsh to back off

Medical marijuana coalition asks U.S. Attorney Walsh to back off

A coalition of 11 medical marijuana patient and business advocacy organizations - including the United Food and Commercial Workers Union - today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney John Walsh in response to Walsh's call for the closure of 25...

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April 11, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, State Budget
Medical marijuana community up in arms over Roach comments

Medical marijuana community up in arms over Roach comments

Declaring that marijuana has no known medical value, The DEA's new regional chief Barbra Roach has also let it be known that she would find a place to live that does not allow medical marijuana businesses. It is not surprising...

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March 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
VIDEO: Marijuana patient booted from liver transplant program

VIDEO: Marijuana patient booted from liver transplant program

Norman Smith is a cancer patient at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles and was on the hospital's liver-transplant short list. Then his oncologist prescribed medical marijuana to him for pain management, which he began using, which lead to his being...

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March 2, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Marijuana, Uncategorized

ELECTIONS 2014

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Bob Beauprez headlines pro-coal rally

DENVER — Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Congressman Bob Beauprez joined a rally of more than 100 coal industry advocates and employees before the state […]

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Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  [Editor’s note: On Friday, The Colorado Independent posted a video and news story about the Denver Sheriff’s Department and its use of taser guns […]

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ICYMI: A Night of News Poetry

  It was a night of thoughtful discussion, compelling poetry and plenty of the requisite wine and cheese. Moderated by TCI’s very own Tessa Cheek, […]

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