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Police find illegal marijuana grows in Teller County and El Paso County

Two men have been arrested in connection with an illegal marijuana grow operation near a high school in Cripple Creek, according to the Teller County Sheriff’s Office.

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Last traces of Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensaries vanish as new chain moves into Aurora, Thornton, Federal Heights locations

Its co-owners were sentenced to prison earlier this year and now the last vestiges of the once-vast Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensary network are being plastered over as a new chain takes over its final three locations.

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Colorado Supreme Court rules police need probable cause before using pot-sniffing dogs to search for drugs

The Colorado Supreme Court greatly diminished the role of police dogs trained to detect marijuana with a ruling Monday that created another divide between how state and federal law enforcement can investigate pot.

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New Denver program can make old marijuana conviction disappear

The city’s “Turn Over a New Leaf Program” helps those convicted of low-level marijuana offenses prior to legalization start fresh.

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Marijuana-fueled crash in Douglas County snuffs life of young woman, triggers “black hole of grief”

A Douglas County judge has sentenced a 20-year-old man to eight years in prison after the marijuana-impaired driver caused a four-car crash that killed a 24-year-old woman.

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Questions about Denver’s decriminalization of magic mushrooms? We have your answers

Passage has led to national headlines, strong opinions and serious speculation. It has also led to a lot of misunderstandings and questions. Let’s answer those questions now.

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4/20 festival garners tens of thousands of attendees, few citations

Denver’s annual 4/20 festival this year seemed to have the perfect conditions: warm weather and the holiday fell on a Saturday.

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Feds, local police launch raids on up to 50 black-market marijuana grow houses in Denver area

Scores of agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and local police agencies fanned out early Thursday morning in a coordinated raid of up to 50 suspected black-market marijuana grow houses in the Denver metro area, authorities say.

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Retrial begins for International Church of Cannabis co-founder charged with public consumption of marijuana

The co-founder of the International Church of Cannabis finally got his day in court Tuesday, nearly two years after Denver police cited him for public pot consumption, and almost a year after a judge declared a mistrial in the same case.

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Owners of Sweet Leaf dispensary chain sentenced to a year in prison for illegal marijuana distribution

In a landmark case involving licensed Colorado marijuana retailers, the owners of the shuttered Sweat Leaf dispensary chain each were sentenced to one year in prison Friday for their role in selling large quantities of pot to the same customers in the same day.

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