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Tag Archives: Marijuana

Republican Victor Mitchell, running for Colorado governor, might be open to no jail time for using ‘common, everyday drugs’

Victor Mitchell, an entrepreneur businessman, says he would study the idea of decriminalizing the possession and use of a range of drugs if he becomes […]...

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June 8, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Dems seeking AG’s office want gun control and end to death penalty, but differ on other matters 

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is siding with the oil and gas industry by appealing a lower court ruling that would increase safety and environmental regulations […]...

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March 16, 2018 Just In, The Mix

Legalized marijuana smokes out two Colorado statehouse reporters

So here’s a commentary on the journalism industry with a uniquely Colorado twist: Two of the most ubiquitous reporters at the state Capitol— The Associated Press’s Kristen […]...

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August 10, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

The Denver Post won’t drug test incoming journalists anymore

Ricardo Baca, the former— and the first— marijuana editor for The Denver Post might just leave a legacy at the paper beyond what clacked out of his […]...

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June 16, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The True Story of Two Drifters Who Became Cannabis Pioneers

After the recent election, marijuana is now legal in some form in 25 states. Colorado, of course, was a trendsetter in this regard, legalizing pot […]...

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December 9, 2016 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado first in nation with certified hemp seed

Colorado has become the first state in the nation to develop certified seeds for industrial hemp, an achievement that could spell growth for the burgeoning […]...

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November 30, 2016 Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Can you own a gun in Colorado if you smoke pot?

In September 2016, a federal appeals court covering nine western states upheld a ban on firearms sales to residents who hold medical marijuana cards. Though […]...

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September 2, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Committee questions funding for Hancock’s affordable housing plan

Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to combat Denver’s housing crisis faced doubts about its proposed funding sources in today’s Safety, Housing, and Homelessness Committee meeting. The […]...

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August 17, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s U.S. Attorney John Walsh to leave office

After six years in office, U.S. Attorney John Walsh – Colorado’s longest-serving federal prosecutor since the 1980s – is stepping down. In a statement today, […]...

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July 29, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

How would anti-pot Chris Christie play as Trump’s VP in swing state Colorado?

News out of the D.C. Beltway is that Donald Trump is vetting Chris Christie as a possible running mate. The Washington Post reports that the New […]...

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July 2, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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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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