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Tag Archives: national cannabis industry association

Future shock: What happens if Colorado legalizes pot?

Future shock: What happens if Colorado legalizes pot?

If Amendment 64 passes, it will become almost immediately legal under Colorado law for adults to possess, grow, consume and give away up to an ounce of marijuana. It may take more than a year, however, before adults can...

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September 20, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

Three pro-marijuana bills introduced in Congress today

Colorado Rep. Jared Polis and two other members of Congress today introduced bills to improve Americans' access to medical marijuana....

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May 25, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

American Express blocks medical marijuana purchases

American Express cards may no longer be used to purchase medical marijuana. The company has given no reason for the prohibition. Other credit card companies so far continue to allow their cards to be used for the purchase of medical...

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May 24, 2011 Center Well, Health, Politics

Is Big Pharma set to corner the American market on medical marijuana?

The seeds of change are blowing in the medical marijuana business. If it isn't the federal government cracking down or the Legislature tightening the rules, it's big pharmaceutical companies looking for a piece of the pie....

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April 19, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Polis: Next step in federal medical marijuana recognition is ‘congressional action’

Rep. Jared Polis today expressed concerns about recent law enforcement activities as they relate to legal medical marijuana businesses....

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March 30, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Montana medical marijuana raid raises huge questions with national implications

When federal agents led a raid on medical marijuana businesses in Montana last week, questions were raised as to whether these businesses were raided because they were suspected of selling out of the proverbial back door to people without medical...

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March 22, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Feds raid Montana medical marijuana operations

Federal drug officials on Monday raided at least 10 medical marijuana operations in at least six Montana towns....

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March 15, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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
National pot trade group forms; first national convention in Denver

National pot trade group forms; first national convention in Denver

Well, now it’s legitimate. As if there was any doubt, the medical marijuana business has formed a national trade association to lobby for more liberal […]...

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November 23, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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