marijuana

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Air Force discloses drug investigation into nuclear missile guards in Colorado, 2 other states

The guards are responsible for protecting nuclear-armed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missiles — a key segment of the U.S. nuclear force — in underground launch silos in western Nebraska, southeastern Wyoming and northeastern Colorado

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Congress has stalled on marijuana banking, so Colorado is taking matters into its own hands

Gov. Jared Polis is ordering his administration to use state legislative and regulatory change to help increase the number of banks working with cannabis businesses by 20%.

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American pot is the gold standard. But Canada leads the export game — for now.

Canada has emerged as the dominant exporter in the burgeoning global trade of marijuana, which ArcView Market Research and BDS Analytics estimated at $14.9 billion in sales for 2019

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver turned marijuana into money for after-school programs. Other cities are taking note.

In 2012 Colorado approved the recreational use of marijuana for adults, with a tax earmarking some funds for education

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Illegal pot farms on public land in California and Colorado create environmental hazard

Colorado has had its share of large outdoor marijuana grows discovered on public lands

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Cross-pollination between outdoor-grown marijuana and hemp is a budding conflict in Colorado, beyond

In Pueblo, the area of the state with the largest amount of outdoor-grown marijuana, the county regulators have been working to allow both hemp and cannabis cultivators to coexist

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Greeley still shuns marijuana, but it’s starting to embrace hemp as a new cash crop

The growing popularity of CBD and recognition in the federal Farm Bill are prompting marijuana opponents to take a second look at its non-psychoactive cousin

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s top federal prosecutor says banks working with marijuana industry have “no carve out” from prosecutions

U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn says his office has never prosecuted a bank working with the legal cannabis industry -- or a pot business operating legally under state law, for that matter. But that doesn’t mean they are in the clear