Marijuana

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Colorado House approves 16-plant home pot limit

DENVER – Colorado is moving to curb the nation’s most generous marijuana allowance for medical patients growing their own plants. The state House gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill limiting...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Hemp pioneer fields questions at Ag Expo

An attentive audience of more than 50 local farmers and citizens quizzed America’s first modern-day industrial hemp farmer at the Four States Ag Expo. As the three-day event came to a close on...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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La Plata County to consider changes to marijuana licensing codes

La Plata County commissioners are expected to vote this week on proposed revisions to marijuana licensing codes that will reduce staff time and streamline the process for cultivators in the...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Acme Healing Center accused of marijuana code violations

Acme Healing Center was accused Tuesday during a hearing of improperly storing marijuana products and not having a working security system. After the retail marijuana shop on County Road 203 was...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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La Plata County may update marijuana licensing rules

La Plata County wants feedback from the public as it considers updates to county marijuana licensing regulations to create a more flexible permitting process for applicants. Proposed revisions...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Police seek information on graffiti, Doobie Sisters break-in

The Cortez Police have released two Crime Stoppers alerts regarding a break-in at the Doobie Sisters Marijuana Dispensary and a possible hate crime. On Dec. 4 at 3:47 a.m. two suspects broke into...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez council rejects marijuana grow in industrial park

A proposed marijuana grow operation in Cortez’s industrial park will not be getting approval from the city council anytime soon. The city council held a special work session Tuesday to discuss the...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado approves another round of pot research

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on Tuesday announced $2.35 million in grant funding for marijuana-related research studies to address potential public health and safety...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez council plans to review marijuana ordinance

The Cortez City Council plans a workshop on marijuana regulations during a special meeting on Tuesday. Earlier this year, a Cortez resident requested that the council amend the city code to allow a...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Green Lab Solutions gets green light from city of Durango

Marijuana-testing company Green Lab Solutions plans to open in January after receiving a license from the city last week. The company in Bodo Industrial Park will join 14 certified testing labs...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Pot shop moratorium proposed

The Durango City Council will likely vote on a 60-day moratorium on new marijuana shops in certain parts of town next week. On Tuesday, councilors asked the city attorney to start work on the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Medical pot business closes as recreational sales grow

The Bud Farm dispensary has closed its medical business and will expand its recreational growing operation.Owner Jim Cody said medical sales stopped in August at The Bud Farm, 385 N. Willow St....

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news