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CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

Colorado Angles To Expand Hemp Industry

Colorado is just starting its experiment with industrial hemp production. But interest in the new crop is so strong that the state is moving to expand the number and size of farms that can grow marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin.

04/18/2014

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Hemp Registration Opens For Farmers In Colorado

Hemp registration is open for farmers in Colorado, the first state to start regulating industrial hemp since the federal government allowed limited hemp regulation.

03/01/2014

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

Hector Diaz leaving court on Dec. 6, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Colombian Held On Weapons Charge Released From Jail

A Colombian man is now out of jail after being arrested as part of an investigation into whether a drug cartel has gotten involved in Colorado’s legalized marijuana trade.

12/06/2013

Hector Diaz (credit: Department of Justice)

Colombian Pleads Not Guilty To US Weapons Charge

A Colombian national who was arrested during raids on Colorado medical marijuana businesses pleaded not guilty to a federal weapons charge Thursday and was told he will be released on bond if he stays away from two pot dispensaries.

12/05/2013

Hector Diaz (credit: Department of Justice)

Colombian Man Arrested During Marijuana Raids May Be Released

A man from Colombia that was arrested during a series of marijuana raids may be released while awaiting trial on weapons charges.

11/27/2013

Hector Diaz (credit: Department of Justice)

Release Possible For Colombian Man Arrested After Pot Raids

A Colombian national arrested in Colorado after raids on medical marijuana operations is returning to court on a weapons charge.

11/27/2013

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Former DEA Pilot From Denver Sentenced For Lying About Flights

A former pilot for the Drug Enforcement Administration has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution for lying about the number of missions he flew while working for the DEA.

11/27/2013

The Springs Resort and Spa in Pagosa Springs (credit: CBS)

Ex-Racers With Ties To Pagosa Springs Probed Over Drug Aircraft

Federal drug agents are investigating a Florida aircraft leasing business operated by two former champion race drivers with ties to a Pagosa Springs resort.

11/26/2013

Hector Diaz (credit: Department of Justice)

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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