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Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential.

12/17/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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CBS4 Helps Vet Get Stolen Truck Back

A sharp-eyed CBS4 viewer helped an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran recover his stolen truck.

10/13/2014

Blake Biggs's 2006 Ford Ranger (credit: CBS)

Thief Steals Truck From Vet Suffering From PTSD

An Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan came home on Saturday and made a disheartening discovery — someone had stolen his pickup truck – a white 2006 Ford Ranger.

10/06/2014

The Operation Grow4Vets event on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Vets Receive Pot Free Of Charge At Special Event

Hundreds of military veterans received marijuana free of charge on Saturday. The unusual event included free medical marijuana and edibles.

09/20/2014

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New Facility Will Aid Colorado Veterans

For many veterans, a new center that will help them adjust to life stateside could be a matter of life and death.

09/16/2014

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Anxiety Skyrockets With Veterans During 4th Of July Fireworks

American veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder may be hiding indoors during 4th of July fireworks celebrations because of what they suffered while protecting Americans’ freedom.

07/04/2014

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Colorado Man Offers Fellow Vets Free Pot Because It Changed His Life

It was a first for some veterans in Colorado on Memorial Day — they were invited to a free marijuana giveaway.

05/27/2014

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