John Hickenlooper


Sun December 16, 2012

Colorado Lawmakers Outline Upcoming Session Priorities

KUNC File Photo

Gun laws, marijuana legalization, and oil and gas regulations will be just a few of the hot button issues that state lawmakers grapple with during the next legislative session.

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Mon December 10, 2012

Governor Signs Recreational Marijuana into Colorado Law: Read it Here

Governor John Hickenlooper
State of Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper has formally signed off on Amendment 64, making it legal for Coloradans over 21 to possess small amounts of marijuana without a doctor’s recommendation.

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Wed December 5, 2012

Governor Talks About Marijuana, Drought and Child Welfare Issues

Governor John Hickenlooper
State of Colorado

At least two Colorado counties are planning to opt out of some of the provisions allowed for in Amendment 64 that legalized the use of small amounts of recreational marijuana.

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Tue December 4, 2012

Ed News: Hick Urges School Boards To Aim High

Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke at the Colorado Association of School Boards convention.
Education News Colorado

“Colorado should have the best public school system in America. Period,” Gov. John Hickenlooper has told the annual convention of the Colorado Association of School Boards.

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Tue November 20, 2012

Will U.S. Try To Snuff Out State Marijuana Laws?

Originally published on Thu December 13, 2012 2:54 pm

A worker inspects a marijuana plant at a grow house in Denver on Nov. 8.
Ed Andrieski AP

The Justice Department has a big decision to make.

Parts of new laws in Colorado and Washington that legalize small amounts of recreational marijuana will take effect early next month. The Obama administration needs to choose whether it will sue to stop the legislation or let those states go their own way — even though the drug remains illegal under federal law.

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, says the message he got from voters is unambiguous.

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