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    Over time, Mason Tvert learned to drop controversial, attention-grabbing tactics.

    by  • November 12, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “In 2006, as he campaigned for a measure to legalize marijuana in Colorado, Mason Tvert once staged a news conference outside the Drug Enforcement Administration’s office in suburban Denver, flanked by several cases of beer and a wanted poster with John Hickenlooper’s face on it. He crashed a law-enforcement conference — and got booed by...

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    Washington is conducting internal discussions before reaching out to talk with the Feds (Seattle Times)

    by  • November 12, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “Gov. Chris Gregoire has not reached out to the Justice Department for clarity on the federal response to marijuana legalization, and does not plan to join Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who has a call scheduled Friday afternoon with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to talk about the legalization measure his state passed.” Jonathan Martin at...

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    Colorado’s strict medical marijuana system might be key to expanding retail

    by  • November 12, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

     “If mainstream small businessmen gripe about government regulations then they shouldn’t consider going into the legal marijuana trade. Every step in the growing process—“from seed to sale,” says Katz—is rigorously monitored by the state. The planting, growing, and processing of plants happens under the constant view of video cameras monitored by the state’s Medical...

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    Obama supporters carried the pro-pot vote in CO

    by  • November 9, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “President Barack Obama’s county-by-county victories in Colorado virtually mirrored the vote to legalize marijuana use in the state — in all but nine mostly rural counties, pot passed in places that supported the president’s re-election bid and failed in places that supported Republican challenger Mitt Romney.” Kevin Vaughan and Burt Hubbard with I-News Network

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