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Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana

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
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

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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