Cory Gardner will try to pass marijuana banking, other reforms in the Senate next week

The amendment would let cannabis businesses open bank accounts in states where they’re legal, and it would exempt legal retailers from federal prosecution.

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Colorado Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that will decide future of pot-sniffing police dogs

On Wednesday, the Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that will set standards for the use of police dogs’ drug-detection skills in this state — and could have repercussions across the country.

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Six alleged illegal retail pot shops busted in Colorado Springs; $1.375M seized, police say

Business was booming at several Colorado Springs marijuana shops, despite local ordinances that prohibit the retail sale of marijuana and pot products. Following a lengthy investigation, multiple executed search warrants, an arrest and additional arrest warrants issued, police on Tuesday said cash seized from the alleged illegal businesses came out…

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