Marijuana

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Companies need workers – but people keep getting high

Workers at McLane drive forklifts and load hefty boxes into trucks. The grocery supplier, which runs a warehouse in Colorado, needs people who will stay alert – but prospective hires keep failing...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Marijuana buffer changes could increase business options in Durango

There may be more opportunity for marijuana shops to open if the Durango City Council changes how mandatory buffer zones are measured. The city must maintain 1,000-foot buffers between schools and...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Arizona man jailed in armed robbery of Durango marijuana dispensary

A 29-year old Arizona man suspected of robbing a Durango marijuana dispensary with an AR-15 rifle Tuesday night is in jail after a K-9 unit tracked him into the hills above Bodo Park. Alexander...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Widow files lawsuit after crash of World War II plane

A lawsuit was filed this week against the estate of a pilot who had high levels of THC from marijuana in his system when he crashed a World War II plane in 2014, court documents say. Mona Schlarb,...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado set to prohibit marijuana co-op growing operations

DENVER – Colorado was set Monday to outlaw marijuana growing co-ops soon after the state Senate unanimously approved a bill making it a crime for people to cultivate recreational pot for other...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango City Council rethinks marijuana grow facility ban

Marijuana grow facilities near Three Springs have the Durango City Council rethinking a ban on the operations within city limits. Councilors previously decided grow facilities were not appropriate...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Legislative Roundup: Oil and gas tampering bill raises questions at Colorado Capitol

DENVER – First Amendment and private property rights smashed head-to-head Thursday in the Colorado Senate during a debate over increased penalties on tampering with oil and gas equipment. Senate...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Durango council approves buffer for marijuana shops

The Durango City Council approved a 250-foot buffer between marijuana shops Tuesday night. In the Central Business District, council approved an additional regulation that would prevent marijuana...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Acme Healing Center marijuana shop fined for code violations

Acme Healing Center was fined $2,000 Tuesday by the Local Licensing Authority board for violating city marijuana rules. “I think it is a very fair and equitable settlement,” board member Bob Ledger...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Marijuana use rising among mothers

Jamie Leon has suffered from depression for most of her life. Her condition worsened after she gave birth to her now 15-month-old son, Rain. The Greeley mother experienced severe postpartum...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County delays vote on marijuana regulations

A vote to repeal and replace certain portions of La Plata County’s marijuana licensing regulations was pushed to next month so the code language can be massaged a final time. County commissioners...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County to consider changes to marijuana licensing codes

La Plata County commissioners are expected to vote this week on proposed revisions to marijuana licensing codes that will reduce staff time and streamline the process for cultivators in the...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News