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Tancredo: 'Marijuana Prohibition Has Failed Us'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

Tom Tancredo is many things to many people: a conservative firebrand, staunch anti-immigration activist, a 2010 Colorado gubernatorial candidate, a fo...

Poll Has Good News For Pot Legalization, Civil Unions

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.21.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic: Results of a recent survey (pdf) bolster evidence that Coloradans by a wide majority support same-sex...

Clearing The Air On Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.19.2012 | Denver

Has the legalization of medical marijuana increased the use of the drug by teens? Well, according to a provocative new study by economists at the Univ...

Pot Legalization Effort Gets Presidential Endorsement

Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

The marijuana legalization effort in Colorado is expected to get its first endorsement from a presidential candidate today. The Associated Press re...

Easing Of Pot Law Poses Challenge For Parents

AP | DAVID CRARY and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 08.17.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Michael Jolton was a young father with a 5-year-old son when Colorado legalized medical marijuana in 2000. Now he's got three boys, the...

Anti-Legalization Group's Leader Used To Support State Rights For Pot

Posted 06.13.2012 | Denver

The Campaign To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, the pot advocacy group behind Amendment 64 which seeks to legalize and regulate marijuana in Colorado...

Familiar Face Reappears To Oppose Marijuana Measure

Posted 06.12.2012 | Denver

Opposition to Colorado's Amendment 64, an initiative on the November ballot that seeks to legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol, has begun. And...

New Poll: Majority Of Colo. Voters Favor Legalizing Pot

Posted 06.11.2012 | Denver

Marijuana legalization advocates got some good news over the weekend. According to a new poll from Rasmussen Reports, a strong majority of Colorado vo...

Marijuana DUI Bill Dies

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.15.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how ...

Marijuana DUI Bill Headed For Approval?

Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver

A bill that would set a marijuana blood standard for drivers--similar to that of current blood alcohol standards--took a big step toward approval on T...

Banking Bill For Colo. Pot Shops Rejected

AP | By KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 04.15.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Medical marijuana is legal in 17 states, but the industry has a decidedly black-market aspect – it's mostly cash-only. Colorado lawma...

Last MMJ Business-Friendly Bank Closes Accounts

Posted 10.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Springs State Bank, Colorado’s last bank that was openly doing business with medical marijuana sellers, has decided to close all of those a...