House Votes To Allow Marijuana-Related BankingThe House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.
In Case Like Denver Police Probe, Charges Are RareA federal judge has taken the unusual step of asking prosecutors to investigate whether Denver police tried to intimidate a witness in a jail-abuse lawsuit against the city, but experts say such inquiries rarely yield criminal charges.
Rep. Diana DeGette, Congress To Scrutinize GM's Corporate CultureU.S. Rep. Diana DeGette wants General Motors to explain how it plans to fix what's been described as a lax corporate culture and how the company plans to compensate victims of crashes tied to faulty ignition switches.
New Video Released In Connection With Alleged Police Intimidation CaseNew video released Friday shows an alleged beating of an inmate inside the Denver Jail at the hands of deputies.
Investigation Ordered After Former Inmate Accuses Denver Police Of Intimidation A federal judge is calling on the Justice Department to investigate Denver police. The judge wants to know if officers intimidated witnesses to a brutal jail house attack.
Uncertainty Dominates New Hemp MarketMarijuana's square cousin, industrial hemp, has come out of the black market and is now legal for farmers to cultivate, opening up a new lucrative market. That was the idea, anyway.
Colorado, Washington Seek More Pot Banking HelpThe governors of Washington and Colorado are seeking more guidance from the federal government about banking services for their new legal marijuana industries.
Court: 30 Years' Solitary OK For Convicted Killer At SupermaxAn appeals court on Thursday denied a request by a federal prisoner convicted of killing three people behind bars to be released from solitary confinement, where he has been held the past 30 years.
Pot Growers Can't Use Federal Irrigation WaterThe U.S. Interior Department said Tuesday it doesn't want federal irrigation water being used to grow marijuana in Washington, Colorado or anywhere else.
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; 'Major Announcement' From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
Marijuana Industry Relieved As Feds Allow Banking But It Might Not HappenThe marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services.
Mayor Hancock Welcomes DOJ Stance On Pot, BankingDenver Mayor Michael Hancock is welcoming a Justice Department decision to help clear the way for financial institutions to do business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution.
Feds Seek To Legalize Marijuana Industry BankingThe 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.
Feds Probe Likely Synthetic Pot Outbreak In ColoradoA federal team has arrived in Colorado to help investigate hospital reports that synthetic marijuana is to blame for scores of recent illnesses and possibly three fatalities in Denver and Colorado Springs.
Congress Looks At Justice's Marijuana DecisionThe Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.