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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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HB10-1284: 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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HB10-1284: Pot Bill Sparks Rift

As the heated battle over medical marijuana reform enters its fourth month at the state Legislature, ideological disagreements between competing pro-marijuana groups are starting to blow into the open.

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HB10-1284: Is Medical Pot Harming Kids?

The proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries has led to an increase in marijuana use by children who are vulnerable to the drug, according to multiple law enforcement officers and mental health professionals who testified yesterday before a Senate committee.

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HB10-1284: More Changes in Store for Colo. Medical Marijuana Rule

State lawmakers are close to cracking down on shady doctors who are writing medical marijuana recommendations but, with just about two weeks to go, they’re still trying to figure out how — and whether — to regulate dispensaries.

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HB10-1284: Med Pot Death Threat

Sen. Chris Romer received a profanity-laced voicemail on April 20, the unofficial holiday for marijuana, from a man who said that “drug dealers” would likely shoot him for raising the nonrefundable application fees for people looking to open medical marijuana centers.

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A Colo. Cash Crop That Doesn’t Yield Enough

The drug business is just like any other—money is the motivating factor, pure and simple. And the state of Colorado is proving to be an excellent broker.

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