Medical Marijuana


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.


Wed August 17, 2011

Fort Collins Voters to Decide Proposed Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban

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Fort Collins city council members heard wide-ranging testimony last night on a proposed citizen ballot initiative that would ban medical marijuana dispensaries in town.

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Tue July 19, 2011

Group Petitions to Ban Medical Marijuana in Fort Collins

Infinite Wellness Center is one of about 20 medical marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins. The group Concerned Fort Collins Citizens wants to ban storefronts that sell medical marijuana.

Fort Collins could be joining scores of other Colorado cities and counties this November that have banned medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Tue March 22, 2011

Loveland Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Remain Closed, For Now

Rocky Mountain Kind has been closed since the March 1 Loveland ban went into effect.
Grace Hood

A judge in Colorado’s 8th Judicial District decided not to allow three Loveland medical marijuana dispensaries to remain open after the city’s March 1 ban. But a case challenging the ban will continue through the court.

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Tue March 15, 2011

Loveland Pot Ban Challenge Goes To Court

Rocky Mountain Kind is one of three medical marijuana dispensaries challenging the city of Loveland.
Grace Hood

An 8th Judicial District Court judge heard arguments from both sides of a lawsuit today challenging the city of Loveland’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries.

Loveland voters approved the medical marijuana dispensary ban last November, and it went into place on March 1. But three dispensaries are challenging it, along with unnamed medical marijuana patients. They say it violates their rights guaranteed by the state constitution. That’s despite a state law passed by the legislature last year that gives cities the right to restrict medical marijuana dispensaries.

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