Our view: Free enterprise — up in smoke

05/24/2015 Steamboat Springs City councilwoman Sonja Macys was correct this week to call on her fellow council members to revisit the question of how many retail marijuana outlets in Steamboat are appropriate from a free market standpoint.

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Hemp and the woolly mammoth’s hair piece

Leland Rucker 05/21/2015 It’s no secret that hemp is one of the most misunderstood plants in history. For centuries, it has been used by all kinds of people for all kinds of things — clothing to car construction, bioplastics to building supplies, food to fuel.

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Cannabis Journalism: It’s a class you can now take at University of Denver

Ricardo Baca 05/15/2015 Students at the prestigious and private University of Denver are already studying marijuana law. (For reals, they are.) In a few months they’ll have the opportunity to study cannabis journalism.

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Kiszla: NFL blowing smoke on marijuana usage

Mark Kiszla 05/01/2015 Let's call a cease-fire on the NFL's senseless war against marijuana. When Broncos rookie Shane Ray messes up and gets pulled over by police with 35 grams of marijuana in his car, he needs to answer to his mom, not NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Colo. Gov.: Pot is ‘not as vexing as we thought it was going to be’

Ricardo Baca 04/29/2015 Is Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper starting to come around on the issue of legal marijuana? After a quick stroll through our archives and a viewing of a recent Fox Business interview with the Democrat (above) where he says of marijuana, “it’s not as vexing as we thought it was going to be,” it certainly seems like it.

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