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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DA on Colorado’s Eastern Plains indicted on drug, misconduct charges

Brittny Lewton, 40, was charged with three drug felonies, including conspiracy and possession, as well as official misconduct, a misdemeanor, according to online court records

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WATCH: Michael Bennet explains what went wrong with his presidential bid, vows to seek another Senate term

He refused to endorse a candidate in the primary, but said that if Bernie Sanders is the Democratic nominee it will make things harder for the party in swing-states -- like Colorado

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Colorado donors have shelled out millions to presidential candidates. Here’s who they’ve supported most.

Bernie Sanders is in the lead, having raised more than $2.7 million from Coloradans. Denver is the state’s biggest campaign cash cow, providing some $2 million to candidates from over 23,000 donors.