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Under Siege: Marijuana and Colorado Schools

A young man walks along Colfax Avenue past a sign advertising "premium medical marijuana" at nearby Serenity Moon Wellness Center in Denver on Jan. 20, 2012. East High School's former principal says Serenity Moon is exactly 753 feet from the school and its proximity along with a handful of other medical marijuana dispensary's "is not in any sense healthy for our young people."

Federal prosecutors echoed concerns in January when they targeted medical marijuana dispensaries within 1,000 feet of schools for their first crackdown since hundreds of shops with names like “Dr. Reefer” and “Ganja Gourmet” began spreading across the state in 2009. Continue Reading →

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Police: Colorado Medical Marijuana Surplus Feeds Regional Black Market

Glass pipes with dried marijuana are on display at the Trichome Health Consultants dispensary in Colorado Springs.

A loophole in Colorado’s medical marijuana rules means thousands of pounds of surplus marijuana are left to feed the black market here and in neighboring states, an I-News Network investigation has found. Continue Reading →

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