Position: PBS Rocky Mountain I-News

Denver cracks down on medical pot grows

The Denver Fire Department issued 58 permits for warehouses to grow marijuana in nonlicensed facilities last year – marijuana not to be sold in dispensaries. This marijuana was to be grown...

DATE: March 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drug incidents in Colorado schools are on the rise

The first months of legal recreational marijuana in Colorado saw a jump in drug-policy violations in the state’s public schools, a Rocky Mountain PBS I-News analysis of Department of Education data...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reports a threat to pot retailers

The federal government is stockpiling hundreds of “suspicious-activity reports” that could provide federal agents with sufficient evidence to shut down any state-legalized marijuana business. ...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pot shops may get a break soon

Marijuana advocates in the U.S. House of Representatives believe the punitive federal tax code that treats state-legalized cannabis stores as a criminal enterprise can be reformed, perhaps within...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Immigration issue shrinks in Colo.

Latinos account for about 20 percent of Colorado’s population and about 14 percent of its voters. The group represents a major factor in the state’s most contentious elections. But while...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Food giants spend millions to take on GMO labeling

Colorado voters continue to be pounded by multi-million dollar political advertising campaigns, often with the two candidates or issue opponents fairly evenly matched, with no respite in sight...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tighter rules to govern the marijuana industry

Medical and retail marijuana dispensaries will receive about 30 new rules related to almost every aspect of their businesses. The state Marijuana Enforcement Division released the new rules...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Outside groups launch attack ads

Television campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado’s senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans. Crossroads...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Retail pot supply lacking

After seven months of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, the newest goal of state regulators is to increase the amount of marijuana produced and sold by legal retailers. “Right now, we are...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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