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1 min ago | Colorado Statesman
Some of the biggest winners of the legislative session walk on four legs, as lawmakers have passed bills that would prohibit greyhound racing, extend laws that govern health and welfare at pet facilities and allow emergency medical technicians to provide care for ill and injured pets.
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4 hrs ago | BusinessWeek
A canary-yellow tag placed on each plant emits an RFID signal that allows officials to track crops from bud to blunt Imagine if a vintner had to keep track of every grape.
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade said Thursday it will provide $1.9 million to 15 grantees during the latest cycle of awards under the new Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program.
With smoke from some of the Colorado's biggest and most destructive wildfires still lingering in the air, a panel of wildlife experts last summer called for communities to meet the growing threat head-on by adopting specific building codes, requiring the removal of trees and brush and even rating the fire risk of individual homes.
A measly $2 million per month, they complain, is "far below estimates claimed by both the Governor and legalization advocates."
Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
$4,141: Eagle County's sales tax share of January's medical marijuana sales. That's from $276,066 in medical marijuana sales in Eagle County.
If you like, listen to the whole interview here . BEAUPREZ: Everybody wants clean air, they want a safe environment, they want to be good stewards of the environment, and I'm certainly in that category.
Governor John Hickenlooper, co-founder of the Wynkoop Brewing Company, signed legislation this week that will continue to fund the Rural Economic Development Initiative, a program that "encourages local governments and businesses to join forces to develop community infrastructure and private facility projects and job training grants," according to ... (more)
The bill making such racing illegal was signed on Monday by Gov. John Hickenlooper; Colorado is now the thirty-ninth state to pass such a law.
Party officials say they will hire 14 more staffers and open a dozen field offices in the Centennial State.
My pal Rodger Jones is our blog's unofficial drug czar, but since he's away on other matters, I don't think he'd mind a slight encroachment.
Here, the Democrat party is standing by its usual suspects but there's plenty of action across the aisle; with seven candidates vying to carry the party's flag against Gov. John Hickenlooper, it's sharp-elbows time until the primary election in June.
Tyler Williams of Blanchester, Ohio, selects marijuana strains to purchase at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on Jan. 1, 2014 in Denver.
AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Colo., Aug. 25, 2008 -- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi started off the Democratic National convention press briefings this morning with a promise of unparalleled openness and a willingness to listen, but when 4,000 protestors concerned about everything from the Iraq War to diminishing Arctic habitat ... (more)