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Marijuana Policy Project

A dispensary owner counts down to his grand opening in Washington on Tuesday morning (credit: CBS)

Washington Handling Legal Pot Differently Than Colorado

Washington state has joined Colorado in legalizing recreational marijuana, and as expected, lines were long when the first shops opened for business in Washington on Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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Initiative Seeks To Legalize Pot In Nevada

A pro-marijuana group hoping to ride a wave of mounting acceptance for cannabis filed an initiative petition Wednesday seeking to legalize recreational pot use in Nevada.

04/23/2014

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

Broncos Super Bowl

Marijuana Advocates Put Up Billboards Near Site Of Super Bowl

Both teams in the Super Bowl come from states that recently legalized marijuana. Advocates are capitalizing on that to make their case for doing it in the other 48 states too.

01/29/2014

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Denver Police Not Allowed To Work At Pot Shops

A notice from the Denver Police Department to its officers states that they will not be allowed to work at marijuana shops while off-duty.

12/07/2013

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New Process Detects Contaminants In Marijuana

The microscope at the University of New Haven shows a marijuana leaf covered with dozens of tiny bumps. It’s mold, and someone, somewhere could be smoking similarly contaminated pot and not have a clue.

12/01/2013

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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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Pot Magazine Lawsuit Continues In Colorado

Colorado will have to answer a complaint about treating marijuana magazines like pornography, even though state officials have announced that the restriction is unconstitutional and won’t be enforced.

06/06/2013

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Marijuana Repeal Effort In Colorado Falls Short

late-night effort to repeal marijuana legalization in Colorado fell short Monday, when senators backed off a plan to pass a measure that would have opened the door to undoing last year’s vote to legalize pot.

05/06/2013

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Colorado Court Says No Job Protection For Pot Users

People who test positive for smoking pot can legally be fired from their job, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday in deciding that there is no employment protection for marijuana users.

04/25/2013

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