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Tag Archives: medicinal marijuana

Acree amends brownie killer bill to stave off Cap’n Chronic and Pot Tarts

Rep. Cindy Acree, R-Aurora, said Tuesday, that she will amend a bill that many fear will make edible marijuana products in the state illegal. ...

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March 2, 2011 Center Well, Education, Health, Politics

Medical marijuana teen says everything would change if lawmakers needed MMJ

Bill Smith, the teenage medical marijuana patient whose quest for an education The Colorado Independent has chronicled over the past month, made the TV news again last night in Colorado Springs....

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February 24, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Health, Politics
Bipartisan bill would set THC limit for Colorado drivers

Bipartisan bill would set THC limit for Colorado drivers

A bill that sets a legal limit of how much THC individuals can have in their blood before being considered too impaired to drive is making its way through the general assembly....

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February 16, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

Colorado Springs teenage medical marijuana patient thankful for ‘small victory’

The teenage marijuana patient in Colorado Springs says he considers it a “small victory” that he is now able to go back to school on the days he has to come home to take a medical marijuana THC pill or...

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February 15, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Politics

Courts smack down marijuana patients

Friday was not a good day for medical marijuana patients, with two separate court cases being denied by one state court and one federal court in Michigan....

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February 14, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Colorado teen marijuana case attracts more TV coverage; district says hands are tied

A Colorado Springs school district spokesperson told the Colorado Independent this morning that the district's hands are tied by state law in terms of how it handles the case of a student with a prescription for medical marijuana....

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February 10, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Health, Politics

Cannabis Council reaches out to help Colorado Springs medical marijuana teenager

Mark Slaugh, membership director of the Colorado Springs Medical Cannabis Council, today wrote to Rep. Mark Barker, R-Colorado Springs, and Sen. John Morse, D-Colorado Springs to urge legislative action on behalf of a teenage medical marijuana patient being denied access...

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February 9, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Colorado Springs teen with pot prescription tangled in red-tape nightmare

Colorado high school student misses a year of school with rare disorder, which is now under control thanks to medical marijuana--but he can't bring his pills to school....

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January 19, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Health, Politics

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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