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One of the Western Slope's only hemp farms begins harvesting in Delta



Kelsey Perkins 09/10/2015 DELTA - The hemp industry remains small in Colorado but continues to grow exponentially. The number of acres of hemp planted by U.S. farmers has increased over 1,000 percent from last year, according to the National Hemp Association.

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Denver campaign would allow pot use in bars



Kristen Wyatt, AP 07/03/2015 Beer? Wine? Or weed? A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21.

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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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Video shows Rosenberg's Bagels & Deli in Denver making marijuana-infused salmon in deli's kitchen



Marshall Zelinger 05/22/2015 DENVER - A video posted on YouTube shows a Denver deli baking more than bagels in its kitchen. On April 20, Rosenberg's Bagels and Delicatessen made a marijuana-infused salmon for a private 420 party.

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Colorado-grown hemp to be used as insulation material in new venture



Steve Raabe 05/19/2015 Colorado's nascent hemp industry may get a boost from a grower's plan to use hemp stalks for insulation. Baca County farmer Ryan Loflin said Monday he has formed a partnership with Hollis, Okla.-based Western Fibers for combining processed hemp stalks with recycled newspapers and cardboard to create wall and ceiling insulation.

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