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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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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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Cheap or free fares? RTD should take “urgent” action to lure riders back, report says.

Commuters returning to their workplaces as the pandemic eases are clogging Denver-area highways, but they aren’t yet boarding buses and trains in droves. That emerging dynamic has prompted an outside review panel to call for the Regional Transportation District to act boldly: Use some of its federal relief money to slash regular fares temporarily and […]

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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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Marijuana-themed license plates are up for auction in Colorado

If you wanted your high-country license plate to be even “higher,” now is your chance.

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Recreational marijuana laws may boost traffic deaths, studies say

By LINDSEY TANNER | The Associated Press Laws legalizing recreational marijuana may lead to more traffic deaths, two new studies suggest, although questions remain about how they might influence driving habits. Previous research has had mixed results and the new studies, published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, can’t prove that the traffic death increases they […]

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Many daily cannabis users believe it’s safe to drive under the influence, CDOT study says

Many Coloradans who use cannabis daily believe it is safe to drive under the influence and say they would like to see empirical evidence that proves otherwise before changing their behavior.

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Why cannabis sponsors the cleanup of more Colorado highway miles than any other industry

Currently, 51 cannabis dispensaries, cultivators, manufacturers and edible producers sponsor roadways throughout the state.

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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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The Spot newsletter: What happened during Colorado’s primary elections, a new Aurora mayor, train horn news, more drilling on public lands? and more

Welcome back to The Spot, where The Denver Post’s politics team captures what’s happening this week — from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C.

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