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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

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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