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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More than 1,000 marijuana plants seized at eight addresses in southern Colorado raid

Chris Loveless 09/03/2015 COTOPAXI - The US Department of Justice says that a federal drug raid on eight properties in Cotopaxi and Westcliffe netted more than 1,000 marijuana plants and 20 indictments.

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Colorado’s civil asset forfeiture reform complicated by marijuana trade

Marjorie Haun 05/23/2015 Despite the initial reform of Colorado’s civil asset forfeiture laws in 2002, the state received an average rating on a recent “Judicial Reform” scorecard produced by FreedomWorks for America, a prominent pro-liberty organization.

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Oregon's MBank to abandon cannabis lending, let 70 clients go

Mason Walker 04/10/2015 Gresham-based MBank made waves last year by announcing it would service cannabis businesses as the drug continues to be legalized in more states. The move comes just months before Oregon's own legalization goes into effect on July 1.

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DOJ: Colorado man sold marijuana plants to Jacksonville man

Dawn Brooks 03/25/2015 JACKSONVILLE, FL - A Colorado man was convicted Wednesday of conspiracy to cultivate and distribute marijuana after he sold pot plants to a Jacksonville resident.

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