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Rethinking Pot Marijuana Lite

DENVER | Colorado has seen feisty debates this fall, with candidates in close races for governor, Senate and the U.S. House arguing over abortion rights, energy policy and the death penalty. Just don’t expect any of them to talk much about the biggest news of the year: legal pot. While the state’s 10-month-old marijuana retail experiment […]

Economist Ben Hansen said Thursday at the Oregon Economic Forum that legalizing marijuana increases the supply and reduces the price, so consumers tend not to notice the tax burden.

“The more information that’s out there, it helps them know their customers and gives them an opportunity to identify behavior that’s not what they thought it would be,” Scott Jarvis, director of the state Department of Financial Institutions.

DENVER | Fast-food employees have gotten big headlines for their calls for a $15 minimum wage and union rights. Home care workers in Denver are following suit. A protest planned Thursday morning outside Denver’s GOP Party headquarters aims to criticize Republicans for not supporting the higher wage. Organizers say the Denver demonstration is one of a […]

KEYSTONE |It looks like Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will win this year’s race among resorts to be the first to open for the season. Skiers and snowboarders will be able to make turns on the intermediate High Noon trail starting at 9 a.m. Friday. A-Basin began making snow Oct. 2 and, over the course of several […]

Spokesman Daniel Warvi said Wednesday the hospital isn’t up to its normal schedule yet because it still doesn’t have its full inventory of instruments available.