Marijuana

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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

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Colorado agriculture agency shares pot know-how

DENVER – North Carolina wants to know if marijuana could one day replace tobacco as a cash crop. Louisiana is wondering how pot holds up in high humidity. And Washington state has questions about...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Durango Planning Commission rejects marijuana shop buffers

The Durango Planning Commission on Tuesday voted against recommending buffers aimed at keeping marijuana shops from clustering. The commission was split 3-2. A few of those opposed to buffers felt...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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California looks to build $7 billion legal pot economy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The future of California’s legal marijuana industry is being shaped in a warren of cubicles tucked inside a retired basketball arena, where a garden of paper cannabis leaves...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Marijuana advertising bill first to clear second reading in Legislature

DENVER – Legislation governing the unlawful advertising of marijuana is one step closer in Colorado. Senate Bill 15, which requires anyone advertising the sale of marijuana products in Colorado to...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Acme Healing Center accused of marijuana code violations

Acme Healing Center was accused Tuesday during a hearing of improperly storing marijuana products and not having a working security system. After the retail marijuana shop on County Road 203 was...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County may update marijuana licensing rules

La Plata County wants feedback from the public as it considers updates to county marijuana licensing regulations to create a more flexible permitting process for applicants. Proposed revisions...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango City Council proposes marijuana shop buffers

Marijuana business may face new rules this spring aimed at creating a buffer between shops. The Durango City Council favored a 250-foot radius between shops at a meeting Tuesday. The councilors...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News