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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: Medical Marijuana Reform Bill Moves

Local municipalities would have a more difficult time banning retail medical marijuana dispensaries from operating within city limits under an amended medical marijuana reform bill passed by a House committee Monday.

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HB10-1284: Pot Places Must Be Nonprofit ‘Health Centers’

Communities could ban medical marijuana shops outright, and the ones that survive would have to reincarnate as nonprofit corporations subject to strict licensing and regulations under a bill unveiled by state lawmakers Wednesday.

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Medical Marijuana Bill Unveiled

A group of lawmakers unveiled an expansive medical marijuana reform bill Wednesday that would eliminate the for-profit medical marijuana dispensary model. READ DRAFT LANGUAGE.

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Bill Lets Med Pot Shops Stay, But as Non-Profits

State lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a bill that would make major changes to Colorado’s medical-marijuana industry, allowing retail-style dispensaries to remain open but forcing them to reorganize as licensed, nonprofit “health centers.”

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Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Senate Commitee

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee approved in a 6-1 vote SB10-109, the first major attempt to regulate medical marijuana.

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How News Orgs Covered Wednesday’s Medical-Marijuana Hearing

Here’s how Colorado news organizations covered Wednesday’s hearing of the Senate Health Committee. The topic was SB10-109. Photo: Jamie Cotten

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Romer-Spence Marijuana Bill Up For First Hearing On Wednesday

Colorado lawmakers say they’re concerned about a big jump in the number of people seeking medical marijuana cards and about a big hike in the number of dispensaries opening up along the Front Range.

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How Colo. News Orgs Covered Wednesday’s Romer-Spence Marijuana Bill

Sens. Chris Romer, D-Denver, and Nancy Spence, R-Centennial, introduced legislation that more strictly regulates the medical marijuana industry. READ THE BILL HERE.

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