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Aurora expects pot revenue to double in 2016



Carlos Illescas 09/14/2015 Revenue from marijuana sales in Aurora is expected to more than double next year compared to this year, as a handful of pot cultivation facilities and retail shops are slated to open in 2016.

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Fire officials plead with residents to curb homemade marijuana derivatives



BRANDON JOHANSSON 03/27/2015 AURORA - As you might expect, the containers full of pot in sleek cabinets behind the counter at Terrapin Care Station remain the most popular items at the Aurora recreational marijuana store.

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Aurora's journey on pot sales a bit rough to start



Carlos Illescas 12/29/2014 Aurora's venture into recreational marijuana has experienced a few bumps in its short time since inception Oct. 1 — from its complicated licensing process to a lawsuit questioning a license that was issued to a company denied a license in Massachusetts.

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City moves forward on 500/5,000-foot plan for spacing, 20 stores likely



RACHEL SAPIN 01/10/2014 AURORA - Retail pot shops in Aurora may have fewer restrictions than originally planned, but will still need to be 500 feet away from schools and hospitals and 5,000 feet away from each other, city council said Jan. 6 at a preliminary meeting.

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Aurora passes final pot regulations



Carlos Illescas 05/13/2014 Aurora has passed final regulations for recreational marijuana, clearing the way for an Oct. 1 opening of retail shops in the city.

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Aurora passes new marijuana regulations before Oct. 1 openings



Carlos Illescas 04/29/2014 The Aurora City Council has given preliminary approval to new recreational marijuana regulations that include having $400,000 cash in hand or assets in that amount to open a pot shop.

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