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Opinion: ‘Grow Baby, Grow’



Ken Johnson 05/13/2014 For funny turns in our lives, the vote on whether to allow recreational pot shops in three Mesa County towns feels a tad odd. Here is DeBeque, population about 500, agreeing to try it by four votes — 69 Yea to 65 Nay. Fruita and Collbran turned it down.

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Calif. DA seeks death penalty in murder of Boulder man during marijuana deal



Charlie Brennan 05/13/2014 Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against one of three men charged in a February 2013 triple murder that claimed the life of Boulder resident Todd Klarkowski and two others, the Sonoma County district attorney announced in California.

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Pitbull Bites Man’s Penis, Hazmat Team on Scene



05/06/2014 TELLURIDE – The San Miguel County Sheriffs Office and the Telluride Fire Department Hazmat Team are on-scene at a residence outside of Telluride after a deputy sheriff discovered a butane hash oil manufacturing (BHO) operation.

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Dog Bite Reveals Possible Hash Oil Operation



Kristina Kuestner 05/06/2014 SAN MIGUEL COUNTY - Authorities respond to a dog bite near Telluride and discover what they believe is a small butane hash oil manufacturing operation.

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Results Are In From Telephone Town Hall



04/24/2014 The Jefferson County Commissioners held a telephone town hall April 21 to ask residents whether the sale of medical and/or recreational marijuana should be allowed in the unincorporated areas of the county.

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Push To Erase Cannabis Crimes Of Past Now That Pot’s Legal



05/01/2014 DENVER - There is a push to erase cannabis crimes of the past now that pot is legal in Colorado. Amendment 64, which made marijuana possession and consumption legal in Colorado, was approved by voters on Nov. 6, 2012. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the bill into law December 10, 2012.

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After lengthy debate, bill to seal minor pot offenses passed committee



Anthony Cotton 05/01/2014 After more than two hours of debate, the state's Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow Coloradans convicted of marijuana offenses that would have been legal had Amendment 64 been in place to petition district courts to have their records sealed.

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