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Texas trio charged with first-degree murder in Durango shooting

A shooting death that occurred last month in a mobile home park three miles west of Durango was part of a marijuana robbery, according to charging documents made public Friday. Three suspects –...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Public banking turns to pot for capital

Last October, a couple from Philadelphia traveled to Sebastopol, California, a quiet town 50 miles north of San Francisco, to buy pot. They’d arranged the deal beforehand, the mood soured. Gunfire...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Arizona man jailed in armed robbery of Durango marijuana dispensary

A 29-year old Arizona man suspected of robbing a Durango marijuana dispensary with an AR-15 rifle Tuesday night is in jail after a K-9 unit tracked him into the hills above Bodo Park. Alexander...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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 11, 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: March 6, 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: March 6, 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

City uses some suggestions in draft pot rules

The Durango City Council and those in the marijuana industry grew a bit closer Tuesday afternoon as councilors hashed out remaining issues on the city’s draft retail marijuana regulations. The new...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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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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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. 15, 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