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Battle for Broomfield’s three marijuana retail licenses spurs accusations, lawsuit

Twenty six applicants are jostling for one of three spots in a city that until now has banned all cannabis sales. One established company is crying foul, charging that the lottery system to award the licenses is essentially rigged to raise the odds for some contenders.

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Pot hospitality measure in Aurora flames out, could reemerge after November election

Aurora’s prolonged effort to be one of the first cities in Colorado to allow marijuana lounges and mobile pot tour buses was defeated for a final time this week. But a councilman expects to try to bring it back.

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Aurora reverses itself on pot hospitality measure when second vote comes up short

Aurora appeared to extinguish the idea this week of being among the first cities in Colorado to allow people to smoke weed in lounges, tasting rooms and buses. But due to a tie, the City Council will take a third and final vote on Sept. 27.

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Fact check: How a new Colorado law affects access to medical cannabis

Here’s what we know will be in store for medical marijuana patients, and what remains to be decided. 

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New trouble for U.S. infrastructure talks as pressure mounts

WASHINGTON — Senators were running into new problems Monday as they raced to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal with pressure mounting on all sides to show progress on President Joe Biden’s top priority. Heading into a make-or-break week, serious roadblocks remain. One dispute is over how much money should go to public transit. But spending […]

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Denver’s mayor proposes new arena as part of $450 million infrastructure bond proposal

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s plans for a $450 million infrastructure bonding package to put to voters includes a new, mid-size “state-of-the-art” arena. He made the announcement during his annual State of the City address, conducted virtually on Monday morning. He dedicated much of the speech to the topics of homelessness, criminal justice and post-pandemic resilience. […]

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Colorado marijuana tax hike proposal to support education loses teacher’s union support

A group pushing to raise taxes on recreational marijuana to fund after-school programs for impoverished students lost the support of Colorado’s teacher’s union but officials behind the initiative say they’re unconcerned.

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The Libertarian Party, born in Colorado 50 years ago, still seeks elusive mainstream acceptance

The United States’ third-largest political party — what its main founder considered “the last, best hope for freedom in America” — took root a half-century ago in a living room in Westminster. The TV flickered on, David Nolan would later recall, as the then-28-year-old advertising executive and his wife gathered in their duplex with three friends […]

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Colorado marijuana regulation bill sails through the legislature

Colorado’s legislature is mostly unified in its concern over the effects of high-potency THC products on young people. That’s why a raft of marijuana regulations are headed to Gov. Jared Polis.

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Colorado’s legislative session is wrapping up. Here’s what lawmakers are passing.

Bills live and die in quick succession in the final days of the Colorado legislative session, which must end by 11:59 p.m. June 12. Here’s a quick glance at some of the remaining major bills, where they stand and what’s next for them. The following list will be updated as lawmakers take votes. Public-private insurance […]

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