Medical 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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Denver lawmakers mull ending co-op marijuana grows

DENVER – Colorado may ban collective marijuana growing under a bill that calls some patient-owned marijuana grows a “public nuisance.” A bill up for its first hearing in a House committee Monday...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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State lawmakers say marijuana is not responsible for opioid crisis

DENVER – When a White House spokesman this week said the Department of Justice likely would step up enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states where recreational pot is legal, Coloradans took...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Legislative roundup: Sen. Don Coram shares heart failure story

DENVER – A resolution to declare Feb. 3, 2017, as National Wear Red Day and raise awareness about women’s cardiovascular health brought Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose, forward to pledge his support –...

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

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Pot pioneer Colorado just now taking look at PTSD treatment

DENVER – The first state to legalize marijuana is just now taking steps to consider the drug medicine for people suffering from post-traumatic stress. Colorado has authorized medical marijuana for...

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

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Legislative roundup: Ballot selfie, PTSD bills move forward

DENVER – Four bills were slated for a third and final reading before being sent from the Colorado Senate to the House of Representatives on Monday, and 27 bills were slated for second readings...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Green Lab Solutions gets green light from city of Durango

Marijuana-testing company Green Lab Solutions plans to open in January after receiving a license from the city last week. The company in Bodo Industrial Park will join 14 certified testing labs...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Medical marijuana robber avoids prison time

A Durango man who stormed into a house pretending to be a drug enforcement officer to steal a large quantity of medical marijuana was sentenced Friday to two years in a community corrections...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mormon brothers pushing for medical pot in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Twin brothers, both devout Mormons, are among a growing legion of Utah residents embracing medical marijuana as a way to treat a host of ailments. Nathan Frodsham has advanced...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Dolores maintains ban on pot sales

DOLORES – The Dolores Town Board has continued the ban on retail marijuana shops by a vote of 5-2. The pot-sales prohibition ordinance, enacted in 2014, was extended two years, until Dec. 31,...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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2 men plead guilty to marijuana robbery

Two Durango men who entered a home pretending to be Drug Enforcement Agency agents as part of a ruse to steal a large stash of medical marijuana pleaded guilty Friday to robbery. Lorne Heintze, 27,...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gun sale ban to marijuana card holders upheld

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The decision by the...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World