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10 arrested in bust that yields drugs, guns, cash from northern Colorado crime ring

Authorities this week seized heroin, meth, opioids, weed, cocaine, mushrooms, and an assortment of firearms and arrested 10 people from a criminal ring operating along the northern Front Range, a press release from the Northern Colorado Drug Task Force stated Friday.

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Medical pot laws no answer for U.S. opioid deaths, study says

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.

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Pot “legalization 2.0”: Social equity becomes a key question

Complicating the law-making process, sometimes even among supporters, are questions about how best to erase marijuana convictions and ensure that people who were arrested for pot benefit from legal marijuana markets.

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CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? And is it legal?

With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.

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Recent California conviction of stoned driver shows potentially deadly consequences of driving high

While alcohol-related DUIs remain far more common, this past week a case involving a motorist prosecutors say was solely under the influence of marijuana provided a stark example of the danger of driving while stoned.

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How many Coloradans are driving high? New report offers one answer

Four years after the legalization of recreational pot sales, state officials are another step closer to determining how the change is affecting the safety of Colorado’s roads — but many obstacles remain.

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101 bills that passed and failed: A digest of what you missed in the 2018 Colorado legislative session, from taxes to crime to transportation

Colorado lawmakers introduced more than 700 bills in the 2018 legislative session covering a wide range of topics. If you’re wondering what you missed, one line about 101 bills that passed or failed in the 120-day term.

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Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they’ve recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don’t know enough about medicinal use.

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Rap video, social campaign targets teen pot smokers

New rap videos aimed at Los Angeles-area teens show a common high school scene: Young people hanging out at a party, empty beer cups strewn about and joints being fired up.

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Small businesses grapple with maze of conflicting pot laws

A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of marijuana have led many businesses to rethink their drug testing policies for the first time in decades. A small but increasing number are simply no longer testing for pot.

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