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Colorado ends plans for pot clubs over Trump uncertainty

Colorado Ends Plans for Pot Clubs Over Trump Uncertainty

Colorado Ends Plans for Pot Clubs Over Trump Uncertainty

Colorado lawmakers on Thursday backed off plans to become the first U.S. state to regulate marijuana clubs, saying approval of Amsterdam-style pot clubs could invite a federal crackdown.


Hickenlooper at Milken Conference: Colorado Legalization ‘Might Work’

On May 2, 2016, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper participated in the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, and had the chance to briefly discuss recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado.


Give Us the Research — We Can Handle It

Many were puzzled earlier this spring when Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State legislature reached a deal to legalize medical marijuana, but only in vaporizable form and only for a list of conditions that changed up until the last moment.


Colorado Passes Landmark Cannabis Banking Bill

You may not have noticed on Friday, June 6, 2014, but Colorado took another big step towards legitimizing the marijuana industry; Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that will give cash-only cannabis businesses access to basic banking services through the creation of non-insured cooperatives.

Christie Long Shot

Christie, Never Is a Long Shot

On April 21, 2014, CNN’s Political Ticker reported on a pessimistic exchange on Christie’s monthly “Ask the Governor” radio spot. His response to a probe concerning the benefits of legalizing marijuana was the flat retort, “You say it’s going to come down the road. You know it may come down the road when I’m gone. It’s not going to come while I’m here.”