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Exemption From Federal Pot Law Legislation Is Here

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 11.16.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Colorado U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette introduced legislation today that would exempt states from federal...

Denver Marijuana Possession Cases Go Up In Smoke

Posted 11.16.2012 | Denver

While the federal government remains silent about their intent to enforce marijuana law now that Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana, loc...

Citing Amendment 64, DA Drops Possession Cases

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 11.14.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett announced today via Twitter that his office would dr...

Matt Ferner

Petition To Protect States With Legal Pot Hits Signature Goal In 2 Days

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.15.2012 | Denver

A petition that political columnist and KHOW talk-show host David Sirota filed through the Obama administration's "We the People" program on WhiteHous...

Mr. President, Protect States' Rights To Legal Weed

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.13.2012 | Denver

On Monday, politics columnist and KHOW talk-show host David Sirota, filed a petition through the Obama administration's "We the People" program on the...

'Regulating Pot Will Allow Police To Direct Resources Toward Serious Crime'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.18.2012 | Denver

A new ad released by the pro-pot advocates behind Colorado's Amendment 64 -- a November ballot measure that seeks an end to marijuana prohibition in t...

Holy Schism Emerges Over Pot Legalization In Colorado

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 10.17.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The stakes in Colorado's marijuana debate are getting much higher – as in, all the way to heaven. A vigorous back-and-forth between p...

Colorado's Weed Holy War

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.17.2012 | Denver

A marijuana holy war is brewing in Colorado with advocates for and opponents against legalization gathering members of the faith community to speak ou...

Colo.'s Largest Union Endorses Legal Weed Amendment 64

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.15.2012 | Denver

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 7, Colorado's largest union representing 25,000 members in Colorado and Wyoming, endorsed Am...

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...

WATCH: Legal Weed Debate Gets Animated

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

Marijuana could be legalized for recreational use by adults in three states this November -- Colorado, Oregon and Washington state -- and following th...

Legal Weed Backers Lose Battle Over Deleted Ballot Book Text

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.13.2012 | Denver

On Wednesday, a Denver District Court judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol to reinsert key supportive ...

Hickenlooper: 'Colorado Should Not Be Known For Marijuana'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.13.2012 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today he is opposing Amendment 64, Colorado's marijuana legalization measure which seeks to regulate and tax marijuan...

Legal Weed Proponents Go To Court Over Deleted Ballot Book Text

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.11.2012 | Denver

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, the pot advocacy group behind Colorado's marijuana legalization measure Amendment 64, filed a lawsuit...

Lawsuit Filed After Council Deletes Text From Legal Weed Measure

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.10.2012 | Denver

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, the pot advocacy group supporting Colorado's marijuana legalization measure Amendment 64, has filed a...

Opposing Legal Weed Could Cost Obama Votes, Pot Advocate Says

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.10.2012 | Denver

On Friday Reuters reported that nine former U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency heads urged Attorney General Eric Holder to oppose marijuana legalization mea...

WATCH: Legal Weed TV Ad To Premiere During DNC

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.04.2012 | Denver

"It's time for a more sensible approach. It's time to regulate marijuana." That's the message of a new television ad from the Campaign to Regulate ...

The Risks And Rewards Of Legal Weed

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.04.2012 | Denver

The states of Colorado, Washington and Oregon are all considering marijuana legalization ballot measures this November which, if passed, could effecti...

More Than 100 Profs Back Colorado's Pot Legalization Measure

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.28.2012 | Denver

Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has released a letter today signed by more than 100 college professors -- from Colorado and around the nation -- that ...

Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.28.2012 | Denver

Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use by adults? That is the question that voters in three states are considering this November. Colorado...

Jason Linkins

Feds Shut Down Medical Marijuana Shop To Preserve The Pristine Students At Boulder

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

The war on drugs: it's mostly hard, and frequently inane. But fortunately for modern-day drug-battling bureaucrats, there is a superbly easy target to...

Pot Advocate Responds To Dire Forecast For Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

During an event at the American Enterprise Institute, a panel of experts offered some dire warnings about the results of marijuana legalization, now b...

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...

The Pot Vote Could Affect Obama-Romney Race In Colorado

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 06.05.2012 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. -- Voters in this presidential battleground state won't just decide whether to go red or blue this fall but also green – as in we...

Hemp Industry Leaders Back State's Pot Legalization Measure

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.05.2012 | Denver

The majority of California voters may not support pot legalization for recreational use, but one of its residents sure supports its legalization in Co...