Denver NORML’s pot clubs initiative falls short, won’t make November ballot

A proposed citywide ballot initiative aimed at allowing the social use of marijuana in private clubs failed to make the ballot, the Denver Elections Division said Monday. marijuana news Continue reading Denver NORML’s pot clubs initiative falls short, won’t make November ballot

Douglas County gets harsh with marijuana growing

Douglas County commissioners passed one of Colorado’s toughest marijuana grow ordinances Tuesday. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Douglas County gets harsh with marijuana growing

Denver’s Confluence Park project budget spikes 86 percent with environmental cleanup

Cost overruns tied to an unexpected need for environmental cleanup have increased the budget for Denver’s riverfront plaza project at Confluence Park by nearly 86 percent. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Denver’s Confluence Park project budget spikes 86 percent with environmental cleanup

How Colorado delegates are influencing the Democratic Party platform

The contributions of Colorado officials are expected to make an impact in two key areas: marijuana use and how the party selects its presidential nominee. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading How Colorado delegates are influencing the Democratic Party platform

Colorado business coalition reactivates to fight “economically damaging” oil and gas initiatives

Initiative 63, 75 and 78 are looking to improve local environmental regulations, but business-focused groups think they are ill-conceived and economically damaging. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Colorado business coalition reactivates to fight “economically damaging” oil and gas initiatives

Activists behind THC-limiting initiative to withdraw controversial Amendment 139

The activists aiming to implement strict THC limits on Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry will withdraw the controversial Amendment 139 next week, their attorney told The Cannabist. “139 is done,” said attorney Frank McNulty, Colorado’s former speaker of the house and the lawyer representing the Healthy Colorado Coalition, made up of citizens pushing for tighter controls […] Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Activists behind THC-limiting initiative to withdraw controversial Amendment 139

Conservation Colorado hands bouquets to Democrats, rocks to Republicans

Democrats scored high on Conservation Colorado’s new scorecard on 17 bills in the last legislative session. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Conservation Colorado hands bouquets to Democrats, rocks to Republicans

ACLU letter criticizes Denver’s abandoned plan to use donation fund for homeless sweeps

DHS later reversed course, deciding instead to use the city’s public works budget to cover the cost. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading ACLU letter criticizes Denver’s abandoned plan to use donation fund for homeless sweeps

Hickenlooper backs $380 million Denver Water project to divert Colorado River water

Colorado leaders on Wednesday formally backed Denver Water’s $380 million project to nearly triple the capacity of a Front Range reservoir and divert more water from the Colorado River Basin to sustain more people. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Hickenlooper backs $380 million Denver Water project to divert Colorado River water

New Denver pot-use initiative might compete with private clubs measure on Nov. ballot

Denver voters could have their pick in November between two initiatives aimed at allowing social use of marijuana in different places. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading New Denver pot-use initiative might compete with private clubs measure on Nov. ballot