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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: 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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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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HB10-1284: Medical Marijuana Bill Moves on 4/20

The bill includes an amendment requiring the Department of Health to consider additional debilitating conditions that could be treated with medical marijuana.

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