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Hash oil explosions bring big charges



Stacia Strong 04/30/2014 Grand Junction - There have been four suspected hash oil explosions across Colorado in the past week, and in the last few months there have been even more.

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Trial in Forestville killings moved up



PAUL PAYNE 04/03/2014 A Sonoma County judge moved up the trial date Thursday for three out-of-state men accused in last year's triple slaying near Forestville after one of the men complained about the pace of prosecution.

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Draft bill would seal Colorado marijuana convictions; proposal could affect thousands



Jaclyn Allen 04/25/2014 DENVER - Before Amendment 64 went into effect in December 2012, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana was a petty offense. A draft bill proposed in the Colorado State Legislature would allow anyone convicted of a marijuana offense that would not have been illegal under Amendment 64 to have their records sealed.

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Colorado police: Student who died in fall ate more pot than recommended



SADIE GURMAN, AP 04/23/2014 A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death at a Denver hotel had eaten more of a marijuana cookie than was recommended by a seller, police records show — a finding that comes amid increased concern about the strength of popular pot edibles after Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Man convicted in luring case



Hannah Garcia 04/18/14 A Lakewood man was found guilty of trying to lure a 14-year-old girl to his home to have sex with her, and allegedly offered marijuana as an inducement, according to court records.

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Student ignored marijuana cookie warning



SADIE GURMAN, AP 04/18/2014 A Congolese exchange student who jumped to his death from a Colorado hotel balcony ate more than the recommended serving of a marijuana cookie, police reports show.

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Council lifts pot business ban



PETER ROPER 04/14/2014 Recreational marijuana growers, product makers and testers can start applying for Pueblo city licenses after June 30, City Council decided Monday night.

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