Recreational Marijuana

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Colorado Marijuana Welfare Measure Heads To Governor’s Desk

Legislation that would prohibit welfare cards at Colorado marijuana dispensary ATMs or strip clubs has been sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper for action.

03/31/2015

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Colorado To Defend Pot Law For 1st Time

Colorado is defending its pot law for the first time Friday in a filing due to the U.S. Supreme Court.

03/27/2015

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Edibles Suicide Should Not Lead To Hypocritical Regulation

Anti-marijuana activists should take care not to use a man’s suicide after ingesting pot edibles to push for increased regulation.

03/26/2015

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Denver Pot Plants Quarantined Due To Possible Pesticides

The city of Denver has ordered commercial pot growers to quarantine hundreds of marijuana plants because of possible pesticide violations.

03/23/2015

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Annual Marijuana Report: Jobs Boost, Medical Outnumbers Retail

The first annual report on marijuana has been released by the State of Colorado.

02/27/2015

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Alaska Becomes Third State To Legalize Marijuana

Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don’t expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.

02/24/2015

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Colorado’s Pot Tax Tally Has Lessons For Other States

Marijuana makes money. But legalizing it doesn’t eliminate the black market or solve a state’s budget problems. Those are the lessons from Colorado’s first full year of tax collections on recreational pot.

02/11/2015

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Colorado’s 2014 Taxes On Recreational Pot Come In At $44 Million

Colorado finally knows how much tax revenue it collected from recreational marijuana in the first year of sales, and the haul was below estimates – about $44 million.

02/10/2015

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High There! New Dating App Is Like Tinder For Stoners

A new app called High There! is centered on connecting people who like weed.

02/06/2015

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Hickenlooper Talks Fiscal Challenges In State Of The State

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper told lawmakers Colorado faces fiscal challenges in the coming years, but he stopped short of directing them to go to voters to allow the state to keep budget surpluses that must be refunded.

01/15/2015

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