Marijuana In Colorado

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Pot Taxes Fall Short Of Projections, Help Community Programs

Recreational marijuana has turned into big business in Colorado. The industry is generating millions of dollars in new tax revenue, but lawmakers are reluctant to rely on it.

01/15/2015

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Study: Pot Entrepreneurs Adding Millions To State Economy

Two Colorado pot entrepreneurs commissioned an economic impact study of their businesses.

01/15/2015

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Colorado Springs Poised To Ban Retail Marijuana Stores

Colorado’s second-largest city is poised to ban recreational marijuana stores.

07/23/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty In Pot Brownies Case

A man admitted he and a friend gave brownies baked with marijuana in them to their unknowing classmates and a professor at the University of Colorado.

03/01/2013

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Opponents Say Legalizing Pot Opens Up Pandora’s Box For Children

Colorado voters chose to legalize marijuana for adults, but now experts are split on how a social acceptance of pot is affecting Colorado’s children.

02/13/2013

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CU Expert Says Marijuana Increases Risk Of Severe Mental Illness

With marijuana now legal in Colorado, CBS4’s Alan Gionet talked to an expert to find out what pot does to a person’s body.

02/13/2013

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Grower Calls Today’s Stronger Pot ‘A Win-Win For Everyone’

The marijuana sold in Colorado dispensaries is exponentially stronger than what people smoked decades ago. Advances in technology and growing techniques have produced a more potent product.

02/12/2013

CBS4's Stan Bush talks to Tim Blake at his marijuana farm in Mendocino County, Calif., (credit: CBS)

How Feds Handle Pot Growing In California Could Impact Colorado

Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved the legalization of marijuana and now state lawmakers are tasked with implementing a regulatory framework for what is still considered an illegal drug.

02/12/2013

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Sheriff In California Says Coloradans Will Regret Legalizing Marijuana

Sheriff Tom Allman says voters in Colorado will regret the decision to legalize marijuana because crime will also increase.

02/11/2013

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Colorado, Washington Look To Each Other On Legal Marijuana

Like Colorado, Washington state also passed a voters’ initiative to legalize marijuana with 55 percent of the vote. Now both states are looking to each other to try to implement the will of the voters.

02/10/2013