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Seven indicted for allegedly running prostitution ring out of Denver massage parlors

A Denver grand jury indicted seven people and 12 businesses for running an alleged international human trafficking operation comprised of illicit massage parlors and black market marijuana grow operations, the Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. The seven individuals, indicted on 33 felony counts, are accused of “engaging in a pattern of racketeering in which […]

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Family missing from Thornton is found crossing the U.S. border into Mexico

Parents and a toddler missing from Thornton have been found crossing the U.S. border into Mexico. Reported missing on Wednesday, the family is “safe and unharmed,” said Matt Barnes, a police spokesman. Missing Thornton Family Update. Preliminary details,the family of three has been located at the Mexico and California border. Investigation is on-going. Limited details […]

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Aurora couple first to go to prison in connection with large-scale Colorado black market marijuana ring

An Aurora couple was sentenced in federal court this week for their role in a large-scale black market marijuana grow operation, the first people to be sent to prison as part of a massive Denver-area drug take-down announced last year.

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Colorado hopes to make cannabis industry more eco-friendly by recycling breweries’ carbon dioxide

In an effort to make Colorado’s cannabis industry more eco-friendly, the state’s health department and energy office launched two new pilot programs Wednesday focused on reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency at local cultivations.

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“The boom is over”: Colorado cannabis growers hope volatile wholesale market is stabilizing

Entrepreneurs who broke into Colorado’s cannabis industry at the ground level — the growers — have endured economic whiplash over the last two years as the market for wholesale flower experienced volatile swings in price.

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Cross-pollination between marijuana and hemp is a budding conflict at outdoor grows

Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upwards of tens of thousands of dollars if their plants become unmarketable as flower products.

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Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for illegal marijuana operation in San Isabel National Forest

Agents found approximately 13,800 marijuana plants and at least 120 pounds of processed marijuana on 12 acres of federal land.

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Colorado’s anticipated marijuana report details youth usage, driving and crime over the last 5 years

Five years after Colorado legalized marijuana, young people are not smoking any more pot than they used to, organized crime is on the rise and it’s a mixed bag as to whether legal weed has led to more dangerous driving conditions.

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Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from Colorado public lands in 2017

Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from public lands during last year’s growing season, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Colorado office.

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500 tons of marijuana was produced for sale in Colorado last year

Colorado’s marijuana shops sold 11.1 million edibles, 411,000 pounds of flower and a sharply increasing amount of marijuana concentrate last year, according to the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division’s 2017 annual report that was released Friday.

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