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Feds Probe Likely Synthetic Pot Outbreak In Colorado

A federal team has arrived in Colorado to help investigate hospital reports that synthetic marijuana is to blame for scores of recent illnesses and possibly three fatalities in Denver and Colorado Springs.

09/10/2013

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15 Indicted For Trafficking Meth In Drink Bottles

Federal and Colorado authorities say they’ve stopped a major methamphetamine ring that imported a liquid version of the drug from Mexico in factory-sealed drink bottles and windshield wiper fluid.

08/22/2013

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Colorado Man Sentenced For Sending Meth To Alaska

A Northglenn man was sentenced Monday to more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to sending methamphetamine from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska.

05/13/2013

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DEA Sponsoring Prescription Drug ‘Take Back’ Day Across Colorado

More teens admit to participating in the dangerous trend of misusing prescription drugs, and this weekend there’s a way to get rid of that potential danger.

04/23/2013

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Former DEA Chiefs Speak Out Against Colorado Marijuana Law

Eight former U.S. drug chiefs warned the federal government Tuesday that time is running out to nullify Colorado and Washington’s new laws legalizing recreational marijuana use.

03/05/2013

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Dispensary Owner Applauds Colorado Congressman’s National Pot Effort

A Denver dispensary owner says he’s happy to hear that a Congressman from Colorado is leading a charge to legalize pot nationwide.

02/05/2013

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Polis Leads Building Effort To Change National Pot Laws

An effort is building in Congress to change U.S. marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a hefty federal pot tax.

02/05/2013

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Effort Building To Change US Pot Laws

An effort is building in Congress to change U.S. marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a hefty federal pot tax.

02/04/2013

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Authorities Announce Interstate Drug Bust In Denver Area

District Attorney Scott Storey says 16 people have been arrested as part of an interstate cocaine and methamphetamine trafficking ring.

12/10/2012

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Colorado, Washington Await Federal Response To Pot Measure

The marijuana measure passed by Colorado voters this week is in direct violation of federal law and Colorado’s governor expects to hear what the federal government plans to do about it Friday afternoon.

11/09/2012

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