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Medical Marijuana To Treat Tourette’s?

Pending approval this fall, people with Tourette’s Syndrome may be able under state law to use medical marijuana to help quell symptoms of the disorder.

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Before It’s Law, Medical-Marijuana Bill Already Triggering Challenges

Even before Gov. Bill Ritter has signed into law new rules for Colorado’s medical-marijuana industry, the next moves in the ongoing chess match of cannabis regulation and adaptation are already taking shape.

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HB10-1284: Cities Gear Up To Put More Curbs On Medical Pot

Under HB 1284, an applicant for a state medical marijuana businesses license first must be granted a medical marijuana business license from the municipality and county where the business will be located.

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HB10-1284: Legislators OK Rules On Dispensaries

A measure that could reduce the number of dispensaries in the state by requiring them to abide by stringent regulations is on its way to the governor’s desk.

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HB10-1284: Medical Pot Court Fight?

A comprehensive bill that would regulate Colorado’s booming medical marijuana industry is expected to head to Gov. Bill Ritter’s desk today for a signature.
But a group of medical marijuana attorneys is hoping to prevent the bill from becoming law by challenging the measure’s legality in court.

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HB10-1012: Rep. Pace’s Surveillance Bill Killed

A bill that would have placed limits on the ability of insurers to spy on workers’ compensation claimants died Wednesday in committee.

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HB10-1284: Mothers for Marijuana

On the eve of Mother’s Day weekend, a group of women held a press conference at the State Capitol in hopes of changing the face of the pro-marijuana movement.

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HB10-1284: Pot-Dispensary Regulations Win Senate Nod

The state Senate on Wednesday gave the first of two necessary approvals to a bill regulating medical-marijuana dispensaries, putting the measure on the closing stretch to passage.

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SCR10-005: Effort to Have Voters Redefine Marijuana ‘Caregiver’ Shot Down

GOP Sen. Scott Renfroe, of Greeley, says voters should be consulted before lawmakers make determinations about the best method for dispensing medical marijuana to patients, but Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee would not be convinced.

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Campuses Scramble to Deal with Medical Marijuana

It’s no easy task considering ambiguities in the state’s ever-changing medical marijuana laws, threats of lawsuits by pro-pot advocates or cities attempting to set limits of their own.

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