EDITORIAL: Federal report shows damning and deadly trends

By: The Gazette Editorial Board 09/15/2015 In the last year, problems of public health and safety associated with, and caused by, marijuana use have worsened, according to an annual report issued Tuesday by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.

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Colorado Springs Gazette Series on Marijuana Legalization -- Are there lessons for other states?

PRNewswire 04/07/2015 It's been over a year since Colorado legalized the sale of recreational marijuana. Voters welcomed a bold reform that was supposed to empty prison cells, underwrite education, produce new revenue for the state's general fund, and hobble drug cartels.

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Journalism watchdog decries Gazette's anti-marijuana series

Megan Arellano 03/26/2015 This week, Colorado Springs' daily paper The Gazette published a four-day series about the legalization of marijuana in Colorado. But the paper mislead its readers by not clearly disclosing that editorial board members, along with a vocal legalization opponent, wrote the coverage, said the Columbia Journalism Review.

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Reefer Madness at Colorado Springs Gazette

03/24/2015 Colorado Springs is the conservative capital of our dear state. The Gazette, having been revitalized by tons of conservative cash, has been the public spokeswrap and parttime watchdog of the long list of conservatives who made their base here and took their, ummm, special kind of conservatism to Denver and DC.

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Only DOJ, not weird lawsuits, can help burdened neighbors

12/21/2014 A weird lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of the United States against Colorado only formalizes what we know. Colorado's marijuana free-for-all is a burden to our neighbors. We grow and sell some of the most potent pot in the world and it crosses into other states as dealers and drug tourists come and go.

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Governor should have fought 'reckless' law on marijuana

10/08/2014 Brew pub entrepreneur John Hickenlooper, when running for his first term as governor, had an intriguing idea. Colorado's Front Range could become the Napa Valley of high-end domestic beer.

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