Marijuana Legalization

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Colorado Considers Ban On Welfare Cards At Pot Shops

Welfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It’s an urban legend that won’t go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can’t be used at dispensary ATMs.

01/30/2015

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Last Year’s Driving High Data Released

Colorado officials kept a close eye on impaired driving in 2014 with the legalization of marijuana sales.

01/30/2015

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Denver International Airport Bans Sale Of Marijuana-Themed Souvenirs As Airlines Push Pot Tourism

Tourists who fly to Colorado to try legal pot can forget about buying souvenir boxer shorts, socks or sandals with a marijuana leaf on them when passing through the Denver airport.

01/28/2015

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Adams County Breaks Out The Bingo Basket To Pick Pot Shop Owners

Adams County officials on Tuesday used a bingo spinner to decide which of 1,600 applicants will get to open recreational marijuana businesses.

01/28/2015

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Nebraska AG Vows To Continue Fight Against Colorado Pot

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson on Tuesday defended a state lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying he will go forward with the suit filed by his predecessor weeks before Peterson took office.

01/27/2015

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Tax Law Quirk Means Pot May Pay Off For Coloradans, Literally

Colorado’s marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents’ pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers.

01/27/2015

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Pot-Related Poison Control Calls Up In Colorado And Washington

Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children.

01/23/2015

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Colorado Starting Over On Medical Marijuana Rules

Two years into recreational marijuana legalization, Colorado is taking a second look at its rules for medical marijuana.

01/20/2015

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Things To Know About Medical Marijuana In Colorado

Colorado lawmakers are taking another look at the state’s medical marijuana market this week. That’s because the state’s medical marijuana regulations were passed in 2010 with a five-year sunset provision, so they expire this year if legislators don’t renew them.

01/19/2015

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Bank Shuts Off Cannabis Company, ‘Still Illegal’

Federal laws are putting a damper on Colorado’s budding marijuana business, as one Denver company connected to the retail pot industry has suddenly been cut off from its bank.

01/19/2015

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