Dr. Sang-Hyuck Park, senior scientist and research liaison at the Institute of Cannabis Research at CSU Pueblo, demonstrates how he extracts cannabinoid DNA from hemp plants in his lab on July 16, 2020. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

How much do we know about marijuana’s medical capabilities after 163 years of claims? Just a little.

Colorado, California and a few other states are leading the way, steering tax dollars from marijuana legalization toward controlled, peer-approved studies assessing the medical effectiveness of cannabis compounds.

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5 new insights into Gov. Jared Polis’ coronavirus response and how COVID-19 is affecting Colorado

The Polis administration was called before state lawmakers on Tuesday to talk about its spending and policy decisions around the pandemic

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Colorado attorney general opens investigation into “patterns and practices” of Aurora Police Department

The attorney general can investigate Aurora police under authority recently granted by the passage of Senate Bill 217

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Parents of Elijah McClain sue Aurora police over his death

The 23-year-old suffered cardiac arrest, was later declared brain dead and taken off life support several days later