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1 year 5 months ago

Amendment 64 leaves gaps in law

The language of Amendment 64 leaves questions unanswered as Colorado embarks on a legal journey no state has ever tackled. Officials spoke in Denver Wednesday on what a state law directly opposing federal law would mean, but even they say there's a lot of grey area. At this...

2 years 5 months ago

Attorney General joins with DEA, local law enforcement to announce statewide prescription drug take-back events

DENVER - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that local law enforcement agencies across the state will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to hold prescription drug take-back events on Saturday, October 29. "Prescription drug abuse is one of the fastest growing problems facing Colorado today," Suthers said....

2 years 8 months ago

Suit challenging CO education funds goes to trial

DENVER (AP) - A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of how Colorado funds education is going to trial in Denver District Court. The plaintiffs contend Colorado has underfunded schools and violated its constitutional mandate requiring a "thorough and uniform" education system. They say that poorer communities are at a funding...

2 years 8 months ago

Company agrees not to market debt program

DENVER (AP) - A debt elimination company has agreed to stop marketing its programs in Colorado to settle a dispute with state officials. Attorney General John Suthers says the agreement prevents David Burke and his companies from marketing debt elimination programs or turning over people who have not paid...

2 years 11 months ago

MMJ bill still alive despite pressure from the Fed

Despite a letter from Denver's U.S. Attorney last week, Colorado legislators are still considering marijuana legislation. House Bill 1043 is in the Senate after passing the House. H.B. 1043 says it's intended to clarify the "Colorado Medical Marijuana Code"; adjusting several regulations for the industry including new licensing requirements for...

2 years 11 months ago

MMJ bill still alive despite pressure from the Fed

Despite a letter from Denver's U.S. Attorney last week, Colorado legislators are still considering marijuana legislation. House Bill 1043 is in the Senate after passing the House. H.B. 1043 adjusts several regulations for the industry including care giver registry requirements. It's seen as a follow-up to H.B. 10-1284 that was...

3 years 3 months ago

Colo-New Mexico drug ring busted

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers provided a press release statement today that his office, working in conjunction with the Northern Colorado Drug Task Force, has made a major bust of a marijuana-distribution ring. The drug ring used state-issued medical marijuana records in an attempt to conceal its distribution of large...

3 years 6 months ago

More now looking for help with debt in CO

Hard economic times are forcing more Americans to look for help in consolidating their debt. In fact, Colorado's Attorney General, John Suthers, reports more Coloradans are teaming up with consolidation companies to help. Tom Craddock, with Consumer Credit Counseling Services, says their last two years have been busy, but...

3 years 8 months ago

Colorado to begin reviewing conservation easements

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is stepping into the dispute between landowners and the state Department of Revenue over conservation easements. Department of Revenue Director Roxy Huber told dozens of angry landowners Wednesday that the state will evaluate complaints of shoddy appraisals that prompted the denial of $90 million...

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