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Medical marijuana community up in arms over Roach comments

Medical marijuana community up in arms over Roach comments

Declaring that marijuana has no known medical value, The DEA's new regional chief Barbra Roach has also let it be known that she would find a place to live that does not allow medical marijuana businesses. It is not surprising...

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March 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories

VIDEO: PBS looks at medical value of cannabis

Montana is a hotbed of contradiction, especially when it comes to medical marijuana. Voters overwhelmingly approved medical marijuana in 2004, but in 2011 the state legislature voted to dramatically restrict access to medical marijuana. Now, Montana PBS has produced an...

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August 25, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health

VIDEO: Bill Smith’s condition takes a dive as he speaks out more about MMJ laws

Chaz Moore--known as 'Bill Smith' to many--a high school student in Colorado Springs who uses medical marijuana to control a rare neurological disorder, has become something of a celebrity, with a web site, T-shirts and regular gigs as a public...

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August 11, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Health, Politics

Attorney Corry, Rep. Polis weigh in on Fed marijuana letter

Denver attorney Robert Corry spoke out this week against federal scare tactics he said were being used to create uncertainty in Colorado's medical marijuana community....

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April 28, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Bill Smith Legal Fund to be established

"I am Bill Smith" proclaim hundreds of T-shirts on sale as a fundraiser for the Bill Smith Legal Fund. Bill Smith is the fictitious name of a high school boy whose struggles to attend school while using medical marijuana have...

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March 31, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Health

Acree amends brownie killer bill to stave off Cap’n Chronic and Pot Tarts

Rep. Cindy Acree, R-Aurora, said Tuesday, that she will amend a bill that many fear will make edible marijuana products in the state illegal. ...

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March 2, 2011 Center Well, Education, Health, Politics

Medical marijuana teen says everything would change if lawmakers needed MMJ

Bill Smith, the teenage medical marijuana patient whose quest for an education The Colorado Independent has chronicled over the past month, made the TV news again last night in Colorado Springs....

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February 24, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Health, Politics

Colorado Springs teenage medical marijuana patient thankful for ‘small victory’

The teenage marijuana patient in Colorado Springs says he considers it a “small victory” that he is now able to go back to school on the days he has to come home to take a medical marijuana THC pill or...

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February 15, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Politics
Colorado teen medical marijuana case discussed Friday morning at am 1300

Colorado teen medical marijuana case discussed Friday morning at am 1300

KCSF radio in Colorado Springs is currently airing an hour-long discussion of the "Bill Smith" medical marijuana case....

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February 11, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Top Stories

Colorado teen marijuana case attracts more TV coverage; district says hands are tied

A Colorado Springs school district spokesperson told the Colorado Independent this morning that the district's hands are tied by state law in terms of how it handles the case of a student with a prescription for medical marijuana....

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February 10, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Health, Politics

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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