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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.
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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.
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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

Drought? What drought? Homeowners fined for brown lawns

Jul 27, 2012
A homeowners association in Denver has issued hundred of tickets to residents this year for failing to keep up their lawns in the drought.
Posted In: homeownership, colorado, lawns

Colorado shooting suspect bought weapons online

Jul 23, 2012
The suspect in the Colorado theater massacre makes his first court appearance this morning. James Holmes isn't talking to police. But he left a behind a rich Internet trail. Authorities say it shows how easy it was for Holmes to buy lethal supplies.
Posted In: online shopping, weapons, colorado, legal

Colorado shooting brings up questions of online weapon sales

Jul 23, 2012
All eyes are on Colorado right now in the wake of the tragic movie theater shooting. Among the many conversations the incident has sparked is a debate about the accessibility of weapons, including assault weapons like the guns used by alleged shooter James Holmes.
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Wildfires stifle Colorado's tourism industry

Jun 29, 2012
As wildfires rage across Colorado, state officials are being cautious in how they describe the conflagration, hoping not to scare away its major tourism industry, like it did in 2002.
Posted In: tourism, wildfire, colorado

Fires claim Colorado Springs icon

Jun 27, 2012
The Flying W is not just a ranch and restaurant -- it's an institution. Aaron Winter, the Flying W's director of sales and marketing, talks about what's next.
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Drought conditions hit Rocky Mountain tourism

Jun 26, 2012
Colorado got only 2 percent of its normal snowpack, which means low rivers this summer. But what's bad for rafting guides is good for fishermen.
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