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Marijuana Industry Relieved As Feds Allow Banking But It Might Not Happen

The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services.

02/14/2014

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Mayor Hancock Welcomes DOJ Stance On Pot, Banking

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is welcoming a Justice Department decision to help clear the way for financial institutions to do business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution.

09/10/2013

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Feds Seek To Legalize Marijuana Industry Banking

The Justice Department and federal banking regulators will help clear the way for financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution.

09/10/2013

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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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Congress Looks At Justice’s Marijuana Decision

The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.

09/10/2013

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Drug Abuse Groups Say Pot Stance Of Feds Is Wrong

Drug abuse prevention groups asked the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday how it will know whether its acceptance of recreational marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado affects public health.

09/04/2013

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Medical Pot Looks To ‘Color Inside The Lines’

Medical marijuana businesses worried that federal agents will close them down now have a roadmap to avoid prosecution, courtesy of the Justice Department’s decision to allow legal pot in Colorado and Washington state.

09/04/2013

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Feds Will Let Colorado Pot Succeed or Fail on Its Own

The Justice Department’s decision to not interfere with Colorado’s marijuana industry will give Colorado the freedom and the responsiblity to deal with the reality of recreational marijuana itself.

08/29/2013

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Feds Won’t Sue To Stop Pot Use In Colorado

The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.

08/29/2013

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Fort Morgan Agrees To Improve Access For Disabled

The Justice Department has reached an agreement with the city of Fort Morgan to improve access to the city’s facilities for people with disabilities.

08/08/2013

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