Fort Collins


Mon April 9, 2012
Colorado Brewing

New Belgium Picks Asheville as Site for New Brewery

photo by Betsy Weber Creative Commons/Flickr

The craft brewing industry says the recently-announced expansion of New Belgium Brewing into North Carolina is a sign the market for craft beer remains strong.

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Tue February 21, 2012

New TV Series to Showcase Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Debate

The Stanley brothers inspect young crops at their medical marijuana growhouse.
Photograph by Drew Olberholtzer / NGT

A new series on the National Geographic Channel will chronicle the growing debate around medical marijuana in Colorado. Called “American Weed,” the episodes were filmed across the Front Range and feature dispensary owners, patients and growers.

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Tue February 14, 2012

Count Down to Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban in Fort Collins

For most Fort Collins medical marijuana dispensaries, Feb. 14 is moving day.
Grace Hood

Owners of Medical Marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins are counting down the hours until they have to shutter their operations. Voters approved a ban on the shops last November.

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Tue February 14, 2012

EdNews: Impact of Medical Marijuana Bans

Source: Colorado Department of Education Courtesy of Education News Colorado

Do medical marijuana dispensary bans result in declining drug violations in Colorado public schools?

It may be too early for definitive evidence but the answer for two communities, at least, seems to be no.

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Mon February 13, 2012

A Tale of Two Medical Marijuana Cities

This collage shows a group from the more than a dozen medical marijuana dispensaries along West Colorado Avenue in Colorado Springs on Jan. 27, 2012.

Sometime on Saturday, Steve Ackerman sold his last joint. 

His Organic Alternatives, a medical marijuana dispensary in Fort Collins, is one of 23 in this laid-back university town forced to close by Tuesday after residents voted to ban dispensaries.

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