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Success Of Recreational Pot Shops Varies 1 Year Later

It has almost been one year since the first recreational marijuana shops opened in Colorado, and depending on who is asked, there have been positives and negatives.


Wearing green paint, Darren Austin (R) and his son Tyler wait in line to purchase marijuana at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on Jan. 1, 2014 in Denver. (credit: Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)

Colorado Marks 1 Year Of Legal Pot Sales Next Week

CBS News reported on Friday morning that 2014 was a year of highs and lows, and that Colorado reported a $43 million revenue haul from legal sales in the first nine months.


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Jobs Dwindle During Green Power Debate

An eerie quiet has settled over the Walker Components plant, which assembles custom cables for a global wind turbine company. Orders are down from earlier in the year and one-third of its employees have been laid off this year.


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New Blood Turns Colorado To Political Battleground

Not too long ago Colorado was political flyover country, known for skiing and football – and being a reliable vote for the Republican presidential candidate.


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