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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

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney General Holder Says Marijuana Review Nearing Conclusion

Attorney General Eric Holder says he is in the last stages of reviewing new state laws legalizing recreational use of marijuana in Washington and Colorado.

02/26/2013

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Civic Center Park Remains An Easy Place To Score Marijuana

Civic Center Park has long been known as Denver’s version of a marijuana superstore. So 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger wondered what it was like now that Amendment 64 has been passed by the voters.

11/20/2012

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UN Official Calls For Marijuana Ballot Rollback

The head of the U.N. drug watchdog agency is urging U.S. federal officials to challenge ballot measures in Colorado and Washington that decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and over.

11/20/2012

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell (Photo by ISAF via Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Focus On Conspiracy Theories Instead Of Solutions For America

Revelations surrounding David Petraeus’ affair have prompted the tin foil hat crowd on the right to find all sorts of conspiracies about why the news that CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was released after the election.

11/20/2012

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Hickenlooper Sends Letter To Justice Department On Amendment 64

Gov. John Hickenlooper is again asking the U.S Justice Department to weigh in on how the state should implement Amendment 64.

11/14/2012

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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

Fast Eddy Aki'a of Hawaii smokes a joint as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ruling Stokes Colorado Pot Debate

Marijuana opponents in Colorado are using a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling to gird their argument against making pot legal.

07/03/2012

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Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.

07/02/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

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