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Salem-News.com (May-06-2014 12:05)

USA Today Reveals VA Treatment Records at Fort Collins Were Falsified

The Medical Inspector's probe in the Fort Collins case could not confirm that patients had been harmed "due to the lack of specific cases evaluation."

(WASHINGTON DC USA Today) - US soldier A VA investigation of one of its outpatient clinics in Colorado reveals how ingrained delays in medical care may be for an agency struggling to rapidly treat nearly 9 million veterans a year amid allegations that dozens have died because of delays.

Clerks at the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Fort Collins were instructed last year how to falsify appointment records so it appeared the small staff of doctors was seeing patients within the agency's goal of 14 days...

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Salem-News.com (Apr-17-2014 11:47)

Cannabis Goes Viral in Denver Colorado on April 19th

Kannaway Unveils Cannabidiol (CBD)-Rich Hemp Oil Products and Presents Unique Business Opportunity for Households Nationwide.

(SAN DIEGO GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Kannaway Kannaway, LLC ("Kannaway" or "Company"), the first cannabis network marketing company that focuses on hemp botanical products, is hosting its inaugural convention during Colorado's "420 weekend" April 18th-19th at the Sheraton -- Downtown Denver.

Kannaway currently has over 60,000 marketing professionals in its network and more than 9,500 Brand Ambassadors.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-26-2014 00:38)

Waldo Canyon Report Offers Roadmap on How Communities Can Reduce Wildfire Risks

“Lessons from Waldo Canyon” is the first post-disaster field investigation report from the Fire Adapted Communities Coalition

(TAMPA) - Waldo Canyon A report has been released that details vulnerabilities leading to the destruction of nearly 350 homes in Colorado Springs from the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire.

The report provides today’s communities located in wildfire-prone areas guidance on how to reduce their risk of wildfire damage.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-03-2014 20:38)

Marijuana Eruption in Colorado and a Million Dollar Sale

Possible five hundred thousand pot heads.

(PORTLAND, OR) - Retail Medical Marijuana I hope all users get the joke. There has been too much pejorative comments about patients who use the safest, most effective medicine for their myriad of diseases. It appears that the overseers of the medical marijuana program were surprised that the large number of first day buyers, which numbered around ten thousand people, who purchased about $1,000,000 worth of medicine.

At the same time, the committee made the same foolish mistakes as all of the other state committees. Marijuana IS medicine and should be considered such, like aspirin, which incidentally kills about one thousand people per year. Marijuana kills nobody!

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Salem-News.com (Jan-01-2014 12:11)

World`s First Legal Adult Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

The Marijuana Policy Project — the largest financial backer of the Colorado legalization initiative — will support efforts to pass similar laws regulating marijuana like alcohol in 13 more states by 2017

(DENVER) - Marijuana At 8 a.m. MT on Wednesday, approximately three-dozen state-licensed marijuana retail stores in Colorado began legally selling marijuana to adults 21 years of age and older.

The state is the first jurisdiction in the world to establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed similarly to alcohol.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-31-2013 11:06)

First-ever Legal Adult Marijuana Sales to Begin TOMORROW in Colorado

A female U.S. military Veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder will be the first customer.

(DENVER) - Colorado stoner flag The first-ever legal adult marijuana sales will begin Wednesday, January 1 in Colorado.

Leaders of the initiative that made marijuana legal, Amendment 64, will hold a news conference at 7:30 a.m. MT at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver — a licensed marijuana retail store with on-site cultivation facility — followed by the first sale at 8 a.m. MT. The licensed marijuana retail store is located at 4305 Brighton Blvd. in Denver.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-22-2013 12:40)

Colorado Store Makes History as First to Offer Recreational Marijuana in the US

At the same time, authorities in Colorado have conducted the largest raid on dispensaries since medical marijuana became legal Thursday, with officers executing search and seizure warrants at more than 12 stores in the Denver area alone.

(DENVER) - Medical Marijuana A small store in Central City, Colorado has made history by becoming the first establishment in the US to be granted a license to sell recreational marijuana.

Annie’s Central City Dispensary, located in a city founded during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush, posted on social media earlier this week that its license application had been approved.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-05-2013 01:20)

Billboard Posted in Front of Denver Broncos Stadium Calls on NFL to Stop Punishing Players for Using Marijuana

A press conference was held in Denver today.

(DENVER) - MMJ billboard in Denver, Colorado A billboard calling on the National Football League to stop punishing players for using marijuana was posted Wednesday in front of Sports Authority Field at Mile High, just one day before the Denver Broncos host the first NFL regular season game of the year.

The 48-foot-wide Broncos-themed billboard highlights the relative safety of marijuana compared to alcohol and urges the NFL to "stop driving players to drink" with harsh penalties for marijuana use, noting that, "A safer choice is now legal (here)."

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Salem-News.com (Jul-10-2013 14:24)

Representative Perlmutter Introduces Bill to Address Banking Crisis for State-Legal Marijuana Industry

Bipartisan measure would allow marijuana businesses access to basic banking services such as checking accounts.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) This morning, Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) introduced the “Marijuana Business Access to Banking Act of 2013.”

The legislation addressing the growing banking crisis for regulated, state-legal marijuana businesses which are frequently unable to access even the most basic of banking services such as business checking accounts or merchant services.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2013 15:07)

SB13-013: Federal Agents Can Double as Local Cops in Colorado?

Feds get more power as state's governor signs progressive gun control legislation.

(SACRAMENTO, CA) - Colorado gun laws A new bill gives a special agent, uniform division officer, physical security technician, physical security specialist, or special officer of the United States secret service limited peace officer authority while working in Colorado.

The tension surrounding the notion of regulating firearms is leading to new, unexpected federal involvement in local authority. Desperation is showing on all fronts in this fight. Large numbers of gun owners refuse to accept the idea of any type of gun regulation, and anti-gun proponents are willing to showcase national tragedy in an attempt to change firearm laws.

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