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Tag Archives: Cindy Acree

Defanged pot brownie bill passes with some dissent

A bill to protect children from consuming medical marijuana edibles moved out of the House Finance Committee Thursday and is on its way to the House floor....

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April 7, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Ten legislators abandon controversial Republican Study Committee

Former Colorado Springs Senator Dave Schultheis is no longer holding forth on bills on the Senate floor in Denver, but he has continued to exert influence this year as the powerful force behind the conservative Republican Study Committee of Colorado....

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March 29, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Union group likens Republican amendment to Wisconsin tactics

Republican chair of the House Finance Committee Brian DelGrosso, Loveland, Wednesday moved to advance Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper's budget agenda by pushing an amendment that would have nearly doubled the extra amount government employees are paying into their state...

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March 17, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics

Medical Pot brownie bill amended to dash industry/patient fears

Medical marijuana community fears were curtailed today as a bill that could have eliminated edible marijuana products in Colorado was amended in committee to ensure the industry would survive under regulations the bill sponsor said protected children....

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March 15, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

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

Colorado edible marijuana bill not a brownie killer

A bill that might have outlawed edible marijuana in Colorado was pulled for revisions Thursday before it came before committee. HB 1250's very presence on the docket spurred an immediate backlash from the medical marijuana community....

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February 11, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Caldara, conservative lawmakers, lead Colorado effort to block federal health reform

Caldara, conservative lawmakers, lead Colorado effort to block federal health reform

DENVER-- More than a hundred people gathered at a rally convened on the west steps of the capitol today to urge Colorado lawmakers to oppose federal health reform and to launch a state ballot initiative that aims to exempt Colorado...

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January 19, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
Coloradoans working to block federal health-care reform

Coloradoans working to block federal health-care reform

The libertarian-leaning Independence Institute is already at work on a state constitutional amendment that would block some of the proposed federal health care reforms, reports […]...

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December 30, 2009 Blog
Ethics committee votes to ‘admonish’ lobbyist for trying to influence race

Ethics committee votes to ‘admonish’ lobbyist for trying to influence race

A legislative panel on Wednesday recommended that a former lobbyist for the Colorado Chiropractic Association (CCA) be formally scolded for trying to sway a freshman Republican to vote for Rep. David Balmer (R-Centennial) in a leadership election in December....

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March 5, 2009 Center Well, Politics

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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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