Colorado

Heroin found hidden inside female inmate



ryan severance 08/07/2015 Officials at the Pueblo County jail found 35 grams of heroin that was being concealed inside the body of a female inmate during a search Tuesday night.

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Vail extends pot moratorium



Scott N. Miller 06/17/2015 VAIL - The Vail Town Council Tuesday again extended a temporary ban on retail marijuana sales in town. But the days may be numbered for the temporary ban. Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to approve on first reading an ordinance extending the ban for another 60 days.

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Glenwood Springs Council set to weigh pot rule revisions



John Stroud 08/04/2015 A ban on new marijuana businesses in the downtown core, a special permit review that would involve the city’s planning commission and a greatly increased 900-foot setback between shops are among options before Glenwood Springs City Council this Thursday.

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On marijuana, state lawmakers tell feds to butt out



John Frank 08/07/2015 A day after lawmakers expressed concern about the federal government’s looming role in regulating state marijuana policy, a bipartisan organization of state lawmakers approved a policy statement with a simple message to Washington: leave us alone.

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Pot credit union sues Feds, NCUA over denial of master account, insurance



Doug Storum 07/31/2015 DENVER - The Fourth Corner Credit Union in Denver filed a pair of lawsuits Thursday against the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and the National Credit Union Administration after being denied a master account from the Feds and federal share deposit insurance from the administration.

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Two Aspen marijuana shops cited for underage sale to enforcement officer



Jesse Paul 07/31/2015 Two recreational marijuana shops in Aspen were cited this week by state regulators for selling pot to an underage customer in a set of rare cases for the industry in Colorado.

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