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1.) Aurora reverses itself on pot hospitality measure when second vote comes up short

Aurora appeared to extinguish the idea this week of being among the first cities in Colorado to allow people to smoke weed in lounges, tasting rooms and buses.

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2.) Woman pleads guilty to role in pot delivery business

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who worked for an unlicensed marijuana delivery company that had millions of dollars in revenue has pleaded guilty, federal prosecutors said Monday.

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3.) A month after California created a Department of Cannabis, reforms and challenges take shape

Director Nicole Elliott and industry stakeholders discuss what's changed, and what still needs to change, in the biggest legal cannabis market in the world.

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4.) Marijuana tourism is evolving in Aurora and Denver with legal tour buses, lounges

Aurora is eyeing the next -- and perhaps final -- frontier in the world of legal cannabis in Colorado, giving initial approval this week for smoking lounges, tasting rooms and tour buses.

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7.) Method Man brings cannabis line to Colorado just in time for Wu-Tang's Red Rocks show

Method Man partnered with a Boulder-based grow to brings Coloradans three strains of flower: Sweet Grease, Free MAC, and Orange Cookie Kush.

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8.) Keef Brands launches a cannabinoid-infused water lineup

In 2010, Erik Knutson set out to create drinkable cannabis, beginning with an early concoction of “Keef Cola.” His official taste-tester?

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9.) Oklahoma is the new "Wild West of weed" -- and Colorado marijuana entrepreneurs are helping fuel the green rush

The Sooner State, as deeply red as the American political palette will go, has almost overnight become the hottest place in the country to grow marijuana.

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10.) Denver gets first marijuana retailer applicant under social equity program

A former University of Denver student who was cited for possessing marijuana in Wyoming 11 years ago has become the first applicant in the city for a marijuana retail store license under the new social equity program.

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11.) Marijuana delivery in Denver could start as early as August

Wishing for a service like GrubHub for cannabis? Weed delivery will soon be a reality in the Mile High City.

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12.) Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across U.S.

Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They're now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person classes.

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13.) "We can't turn a blind eye": New Denver court program for teens caught with guns aims to mitigate cycle of youth violence

A long-awaited court program began last week that hopes to disrupt the cycle of violence by intervening in the lives of teenagers caught with guns before they are a victim or perpetrator of violence.

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14.) Cheap or free fares? RTD should take "urgent" action to lure riders back, report says.

An outside group's suggestion that RTD reduce fares quickly underscores the challenge the public transit agency faces when it comes to changing work patterns, its own budget constraints and, most of all, time.

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15.) Denver weather: Hot start to the week, lower chance of storms

Denver will have a hot start to the week with temperatures in the mid to high 90s. Some moisture will move into the area later in the week and into the weekend, but most of the week should be clear with sunny skies.

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16.) Unvaccinated staff eyed in federal investigation of Mesa County nursing home cases, deaths

The investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of facilities in the Grand Junction area raises concerns among public health doctors that successes in protecting vulnerable elders with vaccines could be in peril as the more aggressive delta variant spreads across the country.

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17.) Vincent Hancock, Colorado's Amber English give Americans a skeet shooting sweep at Tokyo Olympics

Amber English erased the disappointment of barely missing the two previous Olympics by winning a gold medal.

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18.) New trouble for U.S. infrastructure talks as pressure mounts

Senators were running into new problems Monday as they raced to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal with pressure mounting on all sides to show progress on President Joe Biden's top priority.

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19.) Denver's mayor proposes new arena as part of $450 million infrastructure bond proposal

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's plans for a $450 million infrastructure bonding package to put to voters includes a new, mid-size "state-of-the-art" arena.

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20.) Brauchler: Under new law, more felons can legally possess weapons in Colorado

What was not hailed or investigated or reported was that the most offender-friendly governor in our lifetimes pushed a bill that slipped in a provision carving up a long-existing felony statute and decriminalized gun ownership.

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22.) More Southern California employers no longer testing most job candidates for drugs

Amazon and Riverside County recently announced they're changing how they screen most prospective employees.

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23.) Marijuana arrests are way down -- but Black Coloradans are still twice as likely to get busted for pot, new report says

Seven years after the first recreational pot shops opened for business in Colorado, youth aren't smoking more weed, older adults are blazing more and marijuana-related arrests are way down -- but Black Coloradans are still much more likely to get in trouble for cannabis offenses, according to a state report released Monday.

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24.) Marijuana home delivery services launch in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Home-delivered marijuana has arrived in Massachusetts.

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25.) In Long Beach, get a free marijuana joint with your COVID vaccine

Looking to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations as case numbers in Los Angeles County surge upward, a community coalition in Long Beach plans to offer one free marijuana joint to the first 150 city residents 21 and older who get the jab at an upcoming one-day pop-up clinic.

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