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Colorado pot-tax debate yet another debate over market ideology

The debate between supporters and opponents of Colorado pot tax Proposition AA is an ideological debate on how taxes will affect pot as a product in an emerging market. Voters will decide where they stand tomorrow. ...

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November 4, 2013 In-Depth, Marijuana, Politics, State Budget, The Beats

Love it or hate it, consensus is Colorado Prop AA pot tax will pass

It's not just about forcing marijuana customers to pay more, it's also about setting precedent for legalization around the country, say advocates opposed to a proposed consumption tax here....

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October 7, 2013 Marijuana, The Mix

Anti-tax pot activists host spliff-giveaway for flood victims

BOULDER, Colo. -- Activists opposed to a state initiative aimed at taxing recreational marijuana, has organized a flood-damage relief event Monday on the Pearl Street Mall at which they'll hand out free joints, from 11 a.m. "until they run...

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September 23, 2013 The Mix
Coffman backs move to force feds to respect states’ rights on marijuana

Coffman backs move to force feds to respect states’ rights on marijuana

Colorado U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette introduced legislation today that would exempt states from federal laws banning the sale, possession and use of small amounts of marijuana by adults. The bill so far is being co-sponsored by Colorado Democrat...

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November 16, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Pot advocates expect Hickenlooper, Suthers to lead on legalization implementation

Pot advocates expect Hickenlooper, Suthers to lead on legalization implementation

As Governor John Hickenlooper prepares to speak today with United States Attorney General Eric Holder about how to proceed with implementing Amendment 64, which legalizes marijuana in Colorado, the measure's supporters say they want to see the governor stand up...

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November 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
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
Police return stash to Colorado man acquitted of felony marijuana charges

Police return stash to Colorado man acquitted of felony marijuana charges

Josh Jones was acquitted last week of felony charges stemming from his role as a medical marijuana caregiver. As a result, the Jefferson County sheriff's office returned marijuana confiscated from Jones during the raid at his house that took place...

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May 3, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
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

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Female panelists discuss 2014 election, debate ‘war on women’

Editor Susan Green, Laura Carno, Kelly Maher and Laura Chapin dissect the much-discussed War on Women amidst a Colorado campaign season almost exclusively focused on women’s issues, but in which little policy has been discussed and few women’s voices heard.

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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