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9 min ago | Washington Times

Cannabis cuisine rises in wake of legalizations

Yes, we're talking cannabis cuisine, a small niche in the culinary world but one that is drawing more interest as the legalization movement moves pot closer to the mainstream.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Recipes, Drugs

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Denver Westword

Planned Parenthood: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Alleging State Dollars Used for Abortions

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit alleging that Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains was using state funds to provide abortions.

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Related Topix: Abortion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Denver DA wona t pursue charges against deputy who struck inmate

One of two veterans of the Denver County Sheriff's Department who was placed on leave after an incident with a detainee will not face criminal charges, according to the Denver District Attorney Office, whose investigation into the incident concluded Friday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Vail Daily News

Students on par with state academic averages

Samuel Bennet, a teacher at Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy, works with Michelle Morrison, a fifth grade teacher at Brush Creek Elementary, during the EdCamp event held at Battle Mountain High School on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Eagle County, CO, Colorado, Education Etc.

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Law.com

Man Alleges Pot-Spiked Candy Bars Made Him Sick

A Colorado county fairgoer, who alleges he became ill from marijuana-laced chocolate samples, has filed a proposed class action against the company that handed them out at the fair's "Pot Pavilion."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Longmont, CO

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Lucianne.com

Denver County Fair-Goers:We Were Fed Pot-Laced Chocolate

Three people say they were drugged after eating a chocolate bar that wasnA t supposed to have marijuana in it at the Denver County FairA s new pot pavilion, and one of them has filed a lawsuit alleging the vendor was negligent.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Denver Post

Denver mother accused of keeping 4 sons in squalid apartment due in court

Lorinda Bailey has been charged with four counts of felony child abuse. Her husband, Wayne Sperling, faces the same set of charges.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Colo. fairgoers say they were given pot candy

DENVER a?? Three people say they accidentally ate marijuana-laced candy at a county fair here after being told it was just plain chocolate, police say.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

WTVC

County Fair-goers: We were fed pot-laced chocolate

Three people say they were drugged after eating a chocolate bar that wasn't supposed to have marijuana in it at the Denver County Fair's new pot pavilion.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Arvada, CO

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Denver Post

Afternoon Headlines: Tortoises as art in Aspen, Broncos are tops in Madden, plus 8 more stories

A tortoise with iPads mounted to its shell, as seen at the Aspen Art Museum on Saturday, August 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Denver Post

Arvada man hospitalized after he was allegedly drugged at Denver County Fair's 'Pot Pavilion'

An Arvada man was rushed by ambulance to the hospital on Sunday after he said he consumed a chocolate bar that contained THC at the Denver County Fair's Pot Pavilion.

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Courthouse News Service

Kaiser Punctured Organs & Hid It, Patient Claims

Kaiser pressured a woman not to report a botched procedure to a state agency or seek legal representation, she claims in Denver County District Court.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Denver Westword

Jason Lauve Marks Fifth Anniversary of Landmark Medical Marijuana Trial

Five years ago tomorrow, on August 6, 2009, Jason Lauve was acquitted in a high-profile medical marijuana case decided on the cusp of the MMJ boom.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Boulder County, CO

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Denver Westword

The First-Ever Pot Pavilion at the Denver County Fair

Most county fairs have fried food and biggest vegetable contests. The Denver County Fair took it one step further with its first-ever pot pavilion at the National Western Complex , which featured a Doritos-eating contest, glasswork, and prizes for the best edibles.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Denver Westword

10 things to do for $10 in Denver this...

Happy Colorado Day! In honor of this state's birthday, you'll find plenty of free activities around town.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, John Wayne

KNUS-AM Aurora

Denver fair's bong, edible contests celebrate pot

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Denver County Fair promises fun for everybody

The Denver County Fai r kicks off tomorrow at the National Western Complex, and this year promises to be more exciting than ever before .

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Denver Westword

Poets explore love, Denver style, at the Denver County Fair

The Denver County Fair , now in its fourth year, was conceived as a big, fat blue-ribbon love letter to everything that's cool about Denver, from local artists and a healthy geek culture to, yes, legalized pot.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Shackled inmate seen being slammed into courtroom wall by Denver deputy files lawsuit

The attorney for Anthony Waller, the shackled inmate who was seen on surveillance cameras being slammed into a wall by a Denver Sheriff's deputy during a hearing before a judge in 2012, has filed a lawsuit over the incident.

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