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1 year 2 months ago

Perlmutter introduces marijuana banking bill

WASHINGTON, DC - Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter, (D) Boulder, introduced legislation Wednesday that seeks to resolve conflicts in federal and state law that currently prevent marijuana business owners from opening bank accounts. Under current law, bankers and bank employees run the risk of being prosecuted under federal anti-money laundering...

1 year 3 months ago

Woodland Park says no to marijuana

TELLER COUNTY - Retail marijuana will not be sold in the city limits of Woodland Park. Late Thursday night, the City Council voted 3-2 to ban all growing, testing and retail sales of marijuana as well as the operation of marijuana clubs. The community joins Monument and El Paso...

2 years 11 months ago

Views differ on medicated driving

Medical marijuana supporters in Colorado believe that some patients can safely drive even if they have recently medicated. But state troopers think those supporters may be giving out dangerous advice. The Colorado Department of Transportation rolled out a public service announcement campaign last month warning drivers specifically not to...

4 years 3 days ago

Dispensaries face zoning hurdle

Colorado Springs city planners are set to zoning restrictions for medical marijuana dispensaries at a meeting Thursday morning. However, a new proposal to the committee has dispensary owners worried that they could be zoned out of business. It calls for a 1,000 foot buffer between dispensaries and churches, synagogues...

4 years 5 months ago

Thousands flock to Medical Cannabis Expo

It's a movement that's getting tough to ignore. More people than ever before are signing up to use medical marijuana and Sunday's Medical Cannabis Expo stands as proof. Over 7000 people from across the state flocked to the Antlers Hotel on Sunday to take part in the convention. Dr....

4 years 7 months ago

Medical marijuana users speak out

With the stigma of medical marijuana use beginning to fade in Colorado, patients of the drug are beginning some out of the dark to tell their stories. We spoke to some of the patients of Pure Medical, medical marijuana dispensary in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs. These people, a...

4 years 7 months ago

Inside a medical marijuana dispensary

Medical Marijuana has become quite the hot topic in Southern Colorado as both sides argue over how the industry should be treated. The center of these discussions primarily focus on the dispensaries. Thomas Choi owns the Pure Medical dispensary in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs. He invited News First...

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