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Colorado Agricultural Commission adapting to workload associated with rise of hemp and marijuana

Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown firm on pot, pesticides

Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown told a local audience June 8 the Department of Agriculture has been busy facilitating the growing interest in raising industrial hemp.

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Doctors, hospital leaders endorse pot tax proposal

Levy would generate funds for substance abuse prevention, treatment

The list of people endorsing the proposal includes Tom Gangle, regional director of Mindsprings Health; Dave Wilkinson, emergency director for Yampa Valley Medical Center; several staff members at the Foundry, a local rehabilitation center; and YVMC CEO Frank May.

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City Councilman proposes new taxes on marijuana, lift ticket sales

A Steamboat Springs City Councilman is seeking support for two tax measures he feels are needed to improve city services and combat a local substance abuse epidemic.

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Marijuana grow operation enters public process in Hayden

Resident Rodney McGowen is moving forward with plans to build a marijuana cultivation business in Hayden.

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District may create policy to govern use of medical marijuana in schools

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members are considering whether to create a policy to govern the use of medical marijuana in schools following passage of a Colorado bill.

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Council reverses decision and votes in favor of pot shop move

Majority votes in favor of marijuana business move

Curve Plaza is about to get a little greener.

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Bill would allow medical marijuana use in schools

A bill awaiting signature on Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk would allow young medical marijuana patients access to their prescribed medication while on school grounds or at school events.

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City Council will revote on pot shop move after forcing a member to recuse himself

Council will revote on pot shop move after forcing a member to recuse himself

The council will hold a fresh hearing May 17 and take a new vote on the move after determining Tony Connell needs to recuse himself from the decision.

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City Council to make final decision on pot shop move Tuesday

But first, the council will discuss whether two of its members should have voted to deny the move in the first place.

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Forum addresses impact of marijuana on kids

A group of local youth advocates met last week to debunk some of the myths about youth marijuana use and offer suggestions for parents struggling to talk with their children about marijuana.

Growing Pains Part 3

Municipalities across the state have been forced to weigh in on the marijuana debate. The ...

Growing Pains Part 2

Medical marijuana has become the basis for lucrative businesses, and entrepreneurs are not the only ...

Growing Pains Part 1

Seeds of controversy: It took nine years for Colorado’s medical marijuana industry to take off ...

Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs

Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs