Wed October 24, 2012

Three Ballot Measures Would OK Pot Beyond Medicine

Originally published on Wed October 24, 2012 3:53 pm

A marijuana bud at a marijuana dispensary in Denver. Colorado, Oregon and Washington could become the first to legalize marijuana this fall.
Ed Andrieski AP

Marijuana legalization is back on the ballot this year. California voters defeated a legalization proposal in 2010, but now similar measures have cropped up in three more Western states. This time around, some of the most intense opposition is coming from the earlier pioneers of legalization — the medical marijuana industry.

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Mon October 22, 2012

VIDEO: 60 Minutes Looks At Colorado's Marijuana "Green Rush"

Screencap from the 60 Minutes report 'Rocky Mountain High'
60 Minutes


Fri October 19, 2012

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Rallies Fort Collins Supporters on State, Local Marijuana Issues

Gary Johnson (right) poses with a supporter in Fort Collins.
Grace Hood KUNC

Libertarian Presidential Candidate and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson addressed dozens of supporters in Fort Collins Friday about national security, a balanced budget and the war on drugs.

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Thu October 4, 2012
Planet Money

Romney And President Obama Vs. Our Economist-Approved Presidential Candidate

Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 11:17 am

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the first 2012 presidential debate in Denver, CO.
SAUL LOEB AFP/Getty Images

During the presidential debate last night, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talked about their ideas to grow the economy. Here's how what they said matches up with our economist-approved presidential platform:

Eliminate certain deductions:

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Wed October 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Los Angeles Overturns Its Brand New Ban On Marijuana Shops

Pedestrians pass a medical marijuana dispensary in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles on July 24, 2012.
Damian Dovarganes AP

Faced with several lawsuits, petitions with thousands of signatures and heavy criticism, the Los Angeles City Council reversed itself yesterday. In a preliminary vote, members ended the city's ban on medical marijuana dispensaries.

The ban was only enacted in July.

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