Hemp grows in at a hemp farm in Montrose County. (Photo special to The Colorado Sun)

Sudden opposition flares toward Amendment X, the hemp measure unanimously approved by the Colorado legislature

Lawmaker who supported the ballot measure said the bill is "preemptive and proactive" to better prepare Colorado hemp industry for changes in federal law.

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Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.

The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan inked this spring is triggering “a new era” of mandatory cuts for Arizona and Nevada

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Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing

Colorado's adoption of ZEV rule means more electric vehicles will be on sale in the state. Commissioner Tom Gonzales voting against the rule.