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Colorado will ask DEA to reschedule marijuana, in recognition of medical value

Colorado will ask DEA to reschedule marijuana, in recognition of medical value

Governor Lincoln Chaffee of Rhode Island and Governor Christine Gregoire of Washington have petitioned the federal government to change the schedule of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act, a move they claim will remove the conflict between federal drug...

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December 8, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Marijuana debate tonight in Denver–and in Washington, former U.S. Attorney leads legalization effort

Marijuana debate tonight in Denver–and in Washington, former U.S. Attorney leads legalization effort

Even as proponents of legalizing marijuana in Colorado meet this evening to debate the best way to accomplish that, former U.S. Attorney John McKay is one of a handful of people leading an effort to legalize marijuana in Washington State....

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June 22, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

DOJ smack down of medical marijuana continues, raising questions in Colorado

Could Colorado State employees who work in the regulatory end of the medical marijuana business be prosecuted for their role in what the federal government increasingly seems to view as an illegal enterprise? According to Department of Justice attorneys in...

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April 22, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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