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Colorado Attorney General John Suthers (credit: CBS)

Colorado Vows To Defend Pot Law Against States’ Challenge

Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional.

19 hours ago

The line at Grass Station (credit: CBS)

Green Friday Successful For Denver Pot Shop

Marijuana green meant greenbacks for one pot shop on Black Friday. Or, as they were dubbing it, Green Friday.

11/28/2014

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Colorado’s Marijuana Tax Potential Attracts New Allies

Colorado’s hearty embrace of a 25 percent marijuana tax this week could prove a turning point for legalization backers. They’ve long argued that weed should come out of the black market and contribute to tax coffers.

11/06/2013

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Colorado Voters Deciding How To Tax Pot

On Tuesday, voters decide whether to approve a 15 percent pot excise tax to pay for school construction, plus an extra sales tax of 10 percent to fund marijuana enforcement.

11/01/2013

An image of the meeting on Monday (credit: CBS)

Recreational Pot Regulation Work Begins In Colorado

A 24-member task force appointed to set up marijuana rules meets Monday for the first time.

12/17/2012

Fast Eddy Aki'a of Hawaii smokes a joint as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ruling Stokes Colorado Pot Debate

Marijuana opponents in Colorado are using a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling to gird their argument against making pot legal.

07/03/2012

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Banking For Pot Shops Eyed In Colorado

In Colorado, state lawmakers are attempting an end-run around the federal medical marijuana ban with a bill that would create the nation’s first state cooperative financial institution for dispensaries and growers to allow them to store and borrow money.

02/14/2012

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