retail marijuana

Palisade voters face two pot questions



Kathleen Goddeyne 10/29/2014 Palisade citizens will vote on two issues regarding retail marijuana this election. Referred Measure 2A pertains to retail marijuana cultivation facilities, retail marijuana product manufacturing facilities, retail marijuana testing facilities and retail marijuana stores within Palisade.

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Will a small town’s underground economy get legitimized?



Eric Goold 10/28/2014 A little-known battle in this country’s marijuana war is underway in a small town of 1,500 in western Colorado, known – if at all -- for its underground coal mines, 12 wineries, a microbrewery, organic vegetables and fruit, and, its perfect climate for growing pot.

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Just Like Food, Marijuana To Be Tested For Contaminants



MARCI KRIVONEN 10/28/2014 A laboratory that tests retail marijuana is opening in Carbondale. It’s one of just two such Colorado labs west of the Continental Divide. The scientists who run GreenHill Laboratories say they will be testing for potency and they’ll be one of the first to test for contaminants. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.

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De Beque measures look at pot taxes and more money for fire protection



Emily Shockley 10/28/2014 De Beque voters will have two extra ballot measures to consider this fall: 2C, which requests permission from voters for the town to collect a marijuana excise tax, and 4A, a de-Brucing measure aimed at collecting more money for the De Beque Fire Protection District.

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Pot backers squawk at mistakes on ballots



Charles Ashby 10/24/2014 The owners of the only medical marijuana shop in the Grand Valley, who hope to begin selling recreational pot, asked Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler on Thursday to oversee Palisade’s Nov. 4 election.

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Dillon moves toward allowing retail marijuana shops



Alli Langley 10/21/2014 The Dillon Town Council was set to vote at its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 21, on implementing a 5 percent excise tax on retail marijuana sales.

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