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Will DeBeque’s Embrace of Pot Tourism Spread?

The small town of DeBeque may become a major pioneer in how uniquely situated small towns boost tax revenue from pot tourism.

08/21/2014

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Medical Marijuana Patients Squeezed Out Of Product Safety Testing

New rules for Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry are prohibiting state-licensed labs from testing medical marijuana patients’ products, including pot, edibles and infusions.

08/14/2014

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Human-Sized Rat Cages Target Teen Marijuana Use

An anti-pot campaign in Denver employs nine-foot-tall human-sized rat cages with a simple message: With so much still unknown about pot’s effects on kids’ brains, why be a lab rat?

08/11/2014

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Colorado Plays Role In The NYT Editorial Endorsement Of Legalized Pot

Even though the New York Times Editorial Board got the headlines for its pro-pot stance this week, the real credit should go to Colorado.

07/29/2014

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Marijuana Edibles Burgeoning Into An Industry

The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice.

07/18/2014

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Colorado Completes 1st Legal Pot Market Study

Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too. That’s the conclusion from Colorado pot regulators who have issued what might be the world’s first market study of legal recreational marijuana.

07/09/2014

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Commerce City Extends Ban On Retail Pot Shops

Commerce City has extended its moratorium on retail marijuana shops for another year.

07/08/2014

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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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Washington Follows Colorado In Allowing Sale Of Recreational Pot

Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they’ll finally be able to open for business.

07/07/2014

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Legal Pot Makes Zero Difference In Choosing 2016 RNC City, GOP Argues

It’s all business, the Republicans’ site selection chiefs maintained on Tuesday when discussing whether a plethora of factors might influence their decision where the GOP will hold its 2016 convention.

06/10/2014

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