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Denver marijuana chain to open West Glenwood location

January 21, 2018 — Glenwood Springs' marijuana trade is poised to expand this year, with the approval last week of what would be the city's eighth retail shop, if all of the most-recently approved outlets follow through on their plans. City Council at its Jan. 18 meeting granted a

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Rifle marijuana question to be City Council topic in 2018

January 7, 2018 — As Rifle looks ahead to 2018, one topic sure to come up is whether the city should allow retail recreational marijuana after asking an advisory question on last September's ballot. The question posed asked Rifle voters: "As a non-binding question, should the city of Rifle

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Basalt council stays neutral on Eagle County marijuana tax ballot question

October 25, 2017 — The Basalt Town Council declined to consider Tuesday night whether to endorse a ballot question by Eagle County to tax recreational marijuana sales to raise revenues for mental health services. Basalt officials said they want a commitment that 20 percent of the revenues from the

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Carbondale trustees weigh new conditions for pot operation

October 11, 2017 — After hearing testimony Tuesday evening in a marijuana permit revocation proceeding, Carbondale trustees are considering adding new conditions to the business's permit. The board decided to continue its discussion on the permit of The Laughing Dog Group, a marijuana infused products business that's been the

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Colorado-based Lucky’s Market selling CBD products

October 11, 2017 — DENVER — A Colorado-based chain of natural food stores is selling products containing hemp-derived extracts containing the cannabis compound known as CBD. The Cannabist reported Monday that Lucky’s Market is selling nearly a dozen brands of CBD products at its 25 stores around the United

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Carbondale trustees back off revoking marijuana permit

October 10, 2017 — Carbondale trustees Tuesday backed off a recommendation to revoke a marijuana business's permit. After dealing with more than a year of odor complaints at The Laughing Dog Group, which operates a marijuana infused products facility on Buggy Circle, town staff had recommended that the Board

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Carbondale pot infusion business faces permit revocation

October 9, 2017 — After numerous odor complaints spanning more than a year, one of Carbondale's marijuana businesses has its permit up for revocation. Carbondale town staff is recommending that The Laughing Dog Group's special use permit be revoked, and the Town Council will hold a revocation hearing Tuesday

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Forest Service: some growers fled during raid of Redstone-area pot patch

September 30, 2017 — A man detained during the raid of an illegal marijuana growing operation near Redstone on Thursday is in the custody of immigration officials while a decision is made on what charges will be filed, if any, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office

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Raid nets 2,700 marijuana plants in illegal growing operation near Redstone

September 28, 2017 — For the third time in five years, federal agencies have raided an illegal marijuana growing operation in the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District of the White River National Forest. Law enforcement officials from multiple agencies began efforts Thursday to eradicate a pot patch in the Crystal Valley

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New marijuana labeling, edible rules go into effect Oct. 1

September 22, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — New marijuana rules that go into effect Oct. 1 aim to keep marijuana products from getting into the hands of small children. "These regulations reflect extensive stakeholder input focused on public safety and legislative intent," Colorado Department of Revenue Executive Director Mike

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Carbondale may eliminate recreational marijuana cap

September 20, 2017 — Carbondale trustees are leaning toward eliminating the town's cap on recreational marijuana shops, while also tightening the time frame that newly licensed shops have to get up and running. This discussion came up during a Tuesday work session after a couple instances of marijuana businesses

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No more odor monitoring at High Valley Farms

September 13, 2017 — A Basalt-area marijuana grow operation that was nearly shut down over odor complaints two summers ago will no longer have to pay for odor monitoring at the site. That was the decision made Wednesday by Pitkin County commissioners, who also decided to allow future license

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Marijuana tied to more Colorado collisions but not fatalities, pair of studies says

June 26, 2017 — Late last week, two new studies received a flurry of news coverage and at first blush appeared contradictory: An insurance-industry nonprofit found that collision claims had increased in states that legalized marijuana compared to others, while a paper published in an academic journal found no

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Glenwood marijuana taxes pass easily

April 4, 2017 — Glenwood Springs voters have agreed to join other area municipalities in assessing special taxes on the retail sale and transfer of recreational marijuana products within the city. City voters, in the mail ballot election that concluded Tuesday, voted 1,205 to 813 to impose a new,

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Glenwood voters weigh marijuana tax questions

March 28, 2017 — In addition to determining who will fill contested seats on Glenwood Springs City Council in balloting that is underway for the April 4 election, city voters are also being asked to decide two local marijuana tax questions. Glenwood Issue 1 asks if the city should

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Retail addition to downtown Glenwood Springs pot shop OK’d

March 16, 2017 — Glenwood Springs City Council Thursday night unanimously approved a special-use permit for Green Natural Solutions to expand from serving medical marijuana customers only and provide retail sales for recreational consumers as well. "They've met the code, and they have had a business down there for

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Federal marijuana enforcement hazardous to Colorado economy, industry says

January 29, 2017 — After two years of revenue boom, marijuana advocates fear that a federal crackdown on recreational marijuana would be catastrophic to Colorado's economy. With the likelihood of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions being appointed as the U.S. attorney general, marijuana businesses are left uncertain about how he

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GWS pot taxes could reopen detox talks

January 26, 2017 — Not one, but two city marijuana taxes are set to be put before Glenwood Springs voters in the April 4 municipal election. And, although no decisions have been made about how the hundreds of thousands of dollars in anticipated new tax revenues would be spent

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Glenwood may ask voters for special pot tax in April

January 11, 2017 — Glenwood Springs voters might get a chance in the April 4 election to decide whether to impose a special tax on marijuana sales in the city. City Council will have a work session at its Jan. 19 meeting to discuss a possible ballot question asking

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Sen. Sessions hazy on marijuana enforcement

January 11, 2017 — During his confirmation hearing, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, did not draw a clear picture of how he would approach federal marijuana laws. During these confirmation hearings the Colorado marijuana industry is tuning in to gauge what the next

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