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Patrick Kennedy Looking to Restart Colorado Dialog on Legalizing Weed

Patrick Kennedy Looking to Restart Colorado Dialog on Legalizing Weed

You might think the issue of marijuana legalization had been settled, at least as far as Coloradans were concerned. Turns out some people aren't so sure, and one of them is former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy....

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January 14, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics
Pot legalization campaign taps parents for support

Pot legalization campaign taps parents for support

DENVER--The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol this week is pitching its ballot initiative as a way to make it more difficult for kids to get the drug....

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June 29, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Colorado anti-pot legalization group asks AG Holder for support

Colorado anti-pot legalization group asks AG Holder for support

When campaigning for the U.S. Senate two years ago, Republican candidate Ken Buck said medical marijuana was a states' rights issue. Today he is the public face of Smart Colorado, a group campaigning in opposition to Amendment 64, which would...

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June 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Ken Buck: Pot legalization sure to fuel youth drug use, dropout rates

Ken Buck: Pot legalization sure to fuel youth drug use, dropout rates

Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck today told The Colorado Independent that he plans to take an active role in Smart Colorado, the group hoping to thwart marijuana legalization in Colorado....

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June 11, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Ken Buck to lead campaign against marijuana legalization

Ken Buck to lead campaign against marijuana legalization

Ken Buck is back, and he has his work cut out for him. Larimer County District Attorney Ken Buck will spearhead the campaign against legalization of marijuana. Buck, a Republican, ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010, losing to...

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June 11, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories

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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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THE BLOGS

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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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EVENTS

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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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