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Cory Gardner restarts effort to keep federal hands off Colorado cannabis

A bipartisan group in Congress, including Colorado’s two senators, re-introduced legislation Thursday to prevent federal authorities from enforcing prohibitions on marijuana in states, like Colorado, where it has been legalized.

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Ganja on the go? Marijuana delivery in Colorado passes first hurdle

Marijuana delivery came a step closer to reality Tuesday when a Colorado House committee signed off on amended legislation that has its best chance in years of making it to the finish line.

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Denver company avoids Colorado ban on publicly traded pot companies

As Colorado’s legislature considers whether to allow publicly traded cannabis companies to operate in the state, one such company in Denver has been doing so for months.

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Turning point for legal marijuana in Colorado: Big changes in the works as state plays catchup

Colorado’s status as the frontier for legal marijuana is fading fast as larger states get in the game, spurring lawmakers this spring to consider big changes that would reverberate for years to come.

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Marijuana banking bill headed to full U.S. House

Legislation that would provide federal protection for financial institutions that serve state-authorized marijuana and ancillary businesses passed a U.S. House committee on Thursday.

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Marijuana industry would no longer be cash-only if this bill passes. And this time, it has a better chance.

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter has again introduced legislation allowing marijuana businesses to use banks, removing a hindrance that has plagued Colorado businesses in the five years since legalization.

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Colorado lawmakers taking second crack at bill that would allow publicly traded marijuana companies

A bill that opens the door for out-of-state investors and private equity firms to wade into Colorado’ heavily regulated marijuana business waters passed its first lawmaking hurdle Monday.

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Michael Bennet, 2020 candidates back bill legalizing marijuana nationwide

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet signed onto legislation Thursday that would end a federal prohibition on marijuana, effectively legalizing the drug nationwide.

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Marijuana banking proposal gets first-ever hearing in U.S. House committee

A proposal to open banking and financial services to marijuana businesses in states that have legalized marijuana has had its first-ever hearing in a U.S.House committee, making Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter , one of the authors, optimistic about its chances.

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Podcast: Where did all of Colorado’s marijuana money go?

Denver Post reporters David Migoya and Jon Murray discuss their reporting in the three-part series “State of Marijuana” and how pot money has affected communities across Colorado.

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