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Marijuana Legalization

Police outside VIP Cannabis in Denver during a raid (credit: CBS)

Colorado Moves To Shut Down 4 Raided Pot Shops

State regulators want to shut down four Colorado medical marijuana businesses that were among the targets of federal raids last year.

04/15/2014

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Spend Or Save? Pot Tax Debate Far From Settled

Colorado’s legal pot industry may be booming, but state lawmakers aren’t sure how to spend the windfall.

04/14/2014

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock in Amsterdam (credit: Denver Mayor's Office)

Denver Mayor Visits Amsterdam To Discuss Marijuana Policies

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock was in Amsterdam Friday night with the city’s leaders wanting his input as they consider implementing marijuana policies similar to Denver’s.

04/11/2014

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Hash Oil, Edible Pot Before Colorado Lawmakers

Two hot-button marijuana measures dealing with the potency and appearance of edibles will be considered by Colorado lawmakers in the final weeks of the legislative session.

04/10/2014

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Colorado Pot Sales Up Slightly In 2nd Month

Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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Concentrated Marijuana Under Review In Colorado

When people buy marijuana from a store in Colorado, the ounce they can walk out the door with is fairly easy to measure. Not so when the pot is in concentrated form, perhaps baked into a cookie or brownie.

04/08/2014

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Colorado To Start Spending Pot Taxes

After months of uncertainty about marijuana and its tax potential, Colorado lawmakers start work Tuesday deciding how to spend pot taxes.

04/08/2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper Scales Back Pot Tax Prediction

Colorado’s uncertain marijuana market has prompted the governor to ratchet back his projection of how much tax the newly legal drug could produce.

04/07/2014

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Legal Pot In Colorado Hasn’t Stopped Black Market

While no one expected the state’s first-in-the-nation recreational sales would eliminate the need for dangerous underground sales overnight, the violence has raised concerns among police, prosecutors and pot advocates.

04/04/2014

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (credit: CBS)

Denver Mayor To Visit Amsterdam, Discuss Legal Pot

The Denver mayor’s office on Thursday announced that Mayor Michael Hancock will travel to Europe next week and will discuss legalized marijuana during his visit to Amsterdam.

04/03/2014

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