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Man Accused Of Maiming Mountain Lions For Easier Hunts Pleads Guilty

A man who was once part of a group that guides clients on mountain lion hunts has pleaded guilty to federal wildlife crimes.

08/02/2014

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Major Drug-Trafficking Bust Nets 28 Arrests

A major drug-trafficking bust netted 28 arrests in the metro area Friday morning, the result of a two-year-long investigation into increased meth production in homes across the city.

06/06/2014

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Ag Secretary: US Must Figure Out Hemp Production

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday he’s working with the Department of Justice to permit the importation of hemp seeds for cultivation.

05/20/2014

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Man Gets 130 Months In Colorado Human Trafficking Case

A federal judge in Denver has sentenced a Highlands Ranch man to 130 months in prison in a human trafficking case.

02/11/2014

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State Pot Regulators Agree Things Are Running Smoothly

State marijuana regulators and professors agree that things are going relatively well in the new business of legal pot.

02/11/2014

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Colorado & Washington Have Few Ways To Stop Carry-On Weed

Among the many oddities that have arisen from marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado is this: It can be easier to get through airport security with a bag of weed than a bottle of water.

01/30/2014

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Group Accused Of Maiming Mountain Lions For Easier Hunt

They were once a group that guides clients on mountain lion hunts, but now two men are charged with federal wildlife crimes.

01/09/2014

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Legal Pot Sales Begin Amid Uncertainty In Colorado

As Colorado prepares to be the first in the nation to allow recreational pot sales, opening Jan. 1, hopeful retailers like Andy Williams are investing their fortunes into the legal recreational pot world.

12/29/2013

Police outside VIP Cannabis in Denver during a raid (credit: CBS)

Denver, State Now Investigating Pot Facilities Raided By Feds

The state of Colorado and city of Denver are conducting a joint investigation of several marijuana facilities that were raided by federal agents, but the head of the probe says they are having trouble getting information.

12/11/2013

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Colombian Arrested In Connection With Marijuana Dispensaries Investigation

A Colombian man in the United State legally has been charged with one count of being an alien illegally in possession of a firearm.

11/25/2013

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