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Michael Roberts 03/05/2015 Update below: It's become a trend to file a lawsuit in an attempt to dismantle Colorado's marijuana laws. First came the states of Nebraska and Oklahoma, which submitted a complaint to the U.S. Supreme Court in December.
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From the Yuma Conservation District 03/04/2015 Industrial hemp is a crop that has been grown for thousands of years and until recently it was predominantly used as a fiber crop to produce textiles such as rope, cloth, sails and paper.
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Steven Nelson 03/05/2015 A dozen sheriffs backed by an anti-drug advocacy group are suing to end marijuana legalization in Colorado. Their lawsuit, filed Thursday in federal court in Denver, is the latest in a flurry of legal challenges to a 2012 voter-approved amendment to the state's constitution.
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Leland Rucker 03/05/2015 The Colorado Department of Revenue released a comprehensive report on its first year of retail cannabis operations. It’s probably not as compelling as the latest cat video, but it’s pretty fascinating if you’re interested in seeing how legal marijuana actually fared its first year.
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Scott Evans, 03/05/2015 Wichita, KS - Ten sheriff's from three states, Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska sued Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Thursday over the state's marijuana laws. In 2012 Colorado legalized marijuana. This lawsuit says that move violates federal law.
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Ricardo Baca 03/05/2015 As news broke this morning on the fourth federal lawsuit filed against Colorado marijuana — this one brought on by six in-state sheriffs and some of their peers in Nebraska and Kansas — we listened to these officials talk about their concerns.
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Ricardo Baca 03/06/2015 Sheriff Justin Smith of northern Colorado’s Larimer County, home to Fort Collins, is the lead plaintiff in a new lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court challenging legal marijuana in Colorado – even though the county he represented voted decidedly in favor of the pot-legalizing Amendment 64 in 2012.
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Matt Stensland 03/05/2015 Steamboat Springs - Before being able to post a $10,000 bond, a man being held in the Routt County Jail was booked on charges of first-degree murder, according to Routt County Court records. The man's wife, Kristen L. Johnson, was then arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and child abuse.
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Michael Cipriano 03/06/2015 Sen. Cory Gardner announced Thursday he is cosponsoring the Industrial Hemp Farming Act. The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marijuana. The United States is the only developed nation in the world that outlaws domestic hemp production.
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John Bear 03/05/2015 A federal lawsuit filed Thursday by six Colorado sheriffs seeks to overturn Amendment 64, a voter-passed measure that legalizes recreational marijuana, but Boulder County officials are not on board.