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Marijuana legalization: The blustery crosscurrents of change

COLORADO: Colorado Springs is among the cities debating whether to allow retail sales of marijuana for recreational use. New Hampshire may soon be the 19th state to support marijuana legalization for medical use.When it comes to marijuana legalization, the pot-scented winds of change are blustery.

It’s sometimes hard to read the prevailing winds. [Read more…]

American Mayors: Let Them Smoke Pot

It has been more than seven months since voters in Colorado and Washington State chose to legalize marijuana for recreational use, in contravention of federal drug laws. It has been more than three months since Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would announce his department’s response to the new statutes “relatively soon.” [Read more…]

American Mayors: Let Them Smoke Pot

It has been more than seven months since voters in Colorado and Washington State chose to legalize marijuana for recreational use, in contravention of federal drug laws. It has been more than three months since Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would announce his department’s response to the new statutes “relatively soon.” [Read more…]

Colorado Springs Council Gets Earful on Pros, Cons of Retail Marijuana Sales

COLORADO: Colorado Springs City Council hosted a town hall meeting to talk about pot and about 60 people signed up to speak. But first the council heard from 19 community leaders, who spoke for more than two hours on the pros and cons of opening marijuana stores in the city. [Read more…]

Colorado Springs Council Gets Earful on Pros, Cons of Retail Marijuana Sales

COLORADO: Colorado Springs City Council hosted a town hall meeting to talk about pot and about 60 people signed up to speak. But first the council heard from 19 community leaders, who spoke for more than two hours on the pros and cons of opening marijuana stores in the city. [Read more…]

Many Colorado Pot Business Owners Don't Have Marijuana Backgrounds

COLORADO:  One is a former oil man. Another was the president of a company that produced baby sleep positioners. There’s a boutique real estate developer of an Aspen hotel and a 32-year-old former commercial banker who opened her own consulting company.

The names of some of Colorado’s biggest marijuana moguls are not well known outside the industry — or in some cases, even inside it. Some like it that way, preferring a low profile in a risky business. [Read more…]