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Colorado marijuana dispensaries have nowhere to put their money

Jul 3, 2014
Colorado pot dispensaries are making money, but banks won't accept their cash.
Posted In: marijuana, Banks, colorado

The tech behind tracking marijuana plants in Colorado

Jan 1, 2014
The first state to allow marijuana sales to anyone over 21 has to track all that pot somehow.
Posted In: marijuana, colorado

Will Coloradans back higher taxes for schools?

Nov 4, 2013
Colorado voters are considering a state measure that would increase state income taxes to fund a significant overhaul of public school financing system.
Posted In: colorado, schools

Unprepared for rain, Colorado pays the price

Sep 16, 2013
Colorado is equipped to deal with all sorts of natural disasters, from raging fire to heavy snow. But this torrential rain has caught Colorado off guard.
Posted In: colorado, flooding

Colorado River shortage: What happens when the water runs dry?

Aug 16, 2013
The Bureau of Reclamation declares the first water shortage for the Colorado River basin, which provides water for tens of millions of people and large agricultural regions.
Posted In: colorado, water, enviroment, Agriculture

Despite wildfires, more homes built in forests

Jul 2, 2013
Why more and more homes are going up in the country’s most fire-prone areas.
Posted In: colorado, fire, wildfire, home insurance

Legalize it, but tax it! Colorado seeks to regulate marijuana sales

May 9, 2013
Last year, Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. Now it’s decided how to regulate it. The legislature approved a 25 percent tax on the sale of marijuana among other requirements.
Posted In: marijuana, colorado, drugs

Senator Michael Bennet on immigration reform

Jan 30, 2013
Colorado's junior senator and member of the Senate's 'Gang of Eight' discusses the push for immigration reform.
Posted In: Immigration, Senate, colorado

Life after losing everything

Dec 21, 2012
In June 2012, Marketplace Money shared the story of the Gulis, a couple whose home and business were destroyed in the Colorado wildfires. We check in on them six months later and find out how they're rebuilding their lives after losing nearly everything.
Posted In: colorado, natural disasters, Hurricane Sandy

States can 'legalize it', but can someone sell it?

Nov 9, 2012
On Tuesday voters in Colorado and Washington approved legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes.
Posted In: marijuana, 2012 elections, colorado, Washington

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