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JOSEPH BELL 07/21/2014 RIDGWAY, PA – During his weekend visit to Elk County, Governor Tom Corbett discussed the adverse impacts of drug abuse throughout the Commonwealth as well as a poor precedent being set by state leaders in Colorado.
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07/22/2014 While Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana for adults, don't consider it a free-for all. Regulators have crafted rules that keep people buying their pot from special stores and paying taxes, and keeping marijuana out of the hands of kids. However, here is how legal pot can still get you in trouble.
Hemp-growing regulations in place, but Colorado farmers still have questions; Crop insurance a major uncertainty
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Whitney Phillips 01/03/2014 With Colorado regulations officially in effect for the newly legal cultivation of industrial hemp — perhaps the less notable of changes set forth in 2012’s marijuana-focused Amendment 64 approval — the state’s farmers say the crop would likely be a lucrative one, but there are still questions to be answered.
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John Aguilar 07/22/2014 LAKEWOOD — Electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, which have experienced an explosive growth in popularity in the last few years, are beginning to face stiff resistance in Colorado as an increasing number of communities crack down on the battery-powered devices.
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07/22/2014 The city of Durango has done a good job of handling the advent of the legal sale of recreational marijuana. With that, it has recognized the concerns and views of a diverse – and on this subject somewhat divided – community. That the process has taken as long as it has reflects the difficulty of that task.
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Danny Ramey 07/15/2014 Formal charges have been filed against a Leadville couple that was arrested last month on charges of unlawful distribution and manufacturing of marijuana.
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Tobie Baker 07/21/2014 A week after the summer solstice, a Mancos farmer planted an acre of hemp, outlawed in Colorado until 2014. Under ideal conditions, an acre of industrial hemp could equal paper production from two to four acres of trees.
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Charlotte Burrous 07/22/2014 Florence - During the visitor's section of the Florence City Council meeting Monday, resident Mike Vendetti asked how long it would take to get a recreational marijuana question on the ballot for Florence.
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Karl Herchenroeder 07/22/2014 Protect local marijuana retailers or open them up to free-market competition? That was the question before the Aspen City Council during a work session Monday, and the council majority gave its support to keep it local, barring any outsiders from applying for recreational licenses until April 15, 2015.
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Michael McLaughlin 07/16/2014 On July 9, Pitkin County commissioners adopted new medical marijuana licensing regulations into the county code. Before the adoption, Kerry Weber, a certified yoga instructor and manager at Aspen Roaring Fork Wellness in Basalt, asked the board to reconsider a section addressing facilities requirements.