Fort Collins


Fri November 4, 2011

Fort Collins Dispensary Owners Ponder What’s Next

Grace Hood

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries owners in Fort Collins are evaluating their next steps after voters this week banned their businesses from operating within city limits. After the final election results are certified they’ll have 90 days to close their storefronts. And some are hoping to stay open, albeit with a slightly different focus.

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Wed November 2, 2011

UFCW Vows to Continue Fighting for Medical Marijuana

(from left to right) Dan Rush and Mark Belkin from UFCW. Steve Ackerman, owner of Organic Alternatives.

A proposed ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins continues to lead in the polls-- 53 to 47 percent. A final count is expected after 5 p.m. today. Regardless of the outcome, the state’s largest union is already promising to continue its fight to legalize medical marijuana.

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Tue November 1, 2011
Election Results

Smoke Has Yet To Clear On Question 300

Vote counting ended early in Fort Collins Tuesday night due to inclement weather. At 10 pm, Question 300 was leading in the preliminary elections results. That left proponents declaring victory – and opponents waiting until a final vote count.

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Fri October 28, 2011
Local Info

Broken Branch Disposal Information

Crews cut down broken limbs from trees at the KUNC studios in Greeley on Oct. 27th. Wed's storm brought wet heavy snow that damaged trees along the front range.
Jim Hill KUNC

The mid-week snow storm that blew into Colorado left a lot of damage in its wake. Many neighborhoods reported felled limbs & broken branches from the wet heavy snow. Here's the latest municipal information on limb pickup & drop-offs.

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Fri October 21, 2011

CIO Debates Unionization, Pot Ban in Fort Collins

The medical marijuana industry in Fort Collins made headlines this week when employees at seven dispensaries voted to unionize. And Nov. 1, voters in the city will decide whether to ban dispensaries.  This is one of several topics that our media partners at Colorado Public Television and  “Colorado Inside Out” are discussing.