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Injunction sought to stop pot party



Jim Mimiaga 07/07/2015 At the request of upset neighbors, Montezuma County commissioners will seek a court-ordered injunction to stop a bong-a-thon event scheduled for July 31-Aug. 2 along the West Fork River.

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De Beque discusses repeal of legal recreational marijuana



Kelsey Perkins 07/07/2015 DE BEQUE - The highly controversial topic of legal recreational marijuana is swirling again in the town of De Beque. The Board of Trustees held a special meeting Monday night to discuss what was on the agenda as “the future of marijuana in De Beque.”

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Glenwood Springs likely to revisit separation between pot shops



John Stroud 07/07/2015 Glenwood Springs City Council is considering a range of possible changes to the city’s marijuana business regulations, from limiting the overall number of shops to treating certain parts of town differently than others when defining the neighborhood that is being served.

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Fewer crimes, more revenue as medical pot industry stabilizes in Colorado Springs



Kassondra Cloos 07/05/2015 As the number of medical marijuana shops and dispensary-related crimes in Colorado Springs has fallen over the past five years, medical pot tax revenue in El Paso County has soared.

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El Paso County teens fire back at tobacco industry's targeting of youth



Jack Howland 07/04/2015 The six kids - part of the El Paso County Public Health's campaign Tobacco Targets Youth - feigned interest in aisles of snacks as they snooped for evidence of the tobacco industry in southern Colorado Springs.

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Park County commissioners discuss two ballot questions and moratorium on marijuana licensing



Lynda James 07/04/2015 Park County commissioners discussed a proposed 2015 ballot question that would impose a five percent excise tax on the first sale or transfer of unprocessed marijuana by licensed cultivation operations on June 25.

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