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Will smoking pot at a bar soon be legal in Denver?

Lighting up a doobie on a bar’s enclosed patio? Enjoying a pot brownie at an art opening? It’s against the law now, but supporters of...

House passes historic marijuana legislation

This week, the House of Representatives approved a slate of historically weed-friendly amendments to the annual bill funding the Department of Justice. "We’re really, really close...

Racial disparity in marijuana arrests; overall charges down

Criminal justice reform, particularly for communities of color, was one of the principal reasons Coloradans voted two-to-one to legalize marijuana. Now, just over a...

#Coleg Notebook: Funding the felony DUI, and voting on pot taxes...

Funding the felony DUI  With only $5 million in new spending available to each legislative chamber because of this year's expected TABOR (Taxpayer Bill of...

Polis: Solution on pot is not another dead-end lawsuit but to...

This time, it's the sheriffs. Led by Larimer County's Justin Smith, sheriffs in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska say they're facing a "crisis of conscience" brought...

Holder wrong, Obama could pull pot out of legal limbo

Colorado's Amendment 64 made recreational pot legal in the state last year but marijuana remains an illegal on the federal level. That's a problem...

Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado for violating federal law with legalized pot

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says the legal action seems more aimed at forcing the hand of federal authorities than it is at challenging the will of Colorado voters.

Colorado to lead hemp industry and adopt mandatory minimums for child...

Notes from the 105th day of the 2014 legislative session.

New pot tax will pay for enforcement and satisfy the feds

In the first few years, at least, while pot remains a novelty for tourists and a hot product in a low-supply-high-demand market, the Marijuana Cash Fund may be stuffed to brimming like a dorm-room pipe on a Saturday night.

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.