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2 years 10 months ago

El Paso County passes version of oil and gas regs

On the eve of a four-month moratorium ending on oil and gas operations, on Tuesday El Paso County Commissioners passed regulations to handle the industry moving forward; even with state officials expressing "grave concern." The regulations were a much smaller version than was originally proposed by the planning commission. ...

4 years 5 months ago

Gulf drilling can proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it is complying with a judge's ruling overturning a moratorium on new drilling in the Gulf - so a motion to enforce the order by opponents of the moratorium should be denied. The Justice Department says in court papers that Interior Secretary...

4 years 6 months ago

Vail approves ban on medical pot dispensaries

Government officials in Vail have voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries from ever operating within the popular skiing destination. Vail Council members who voted for the ban Tuesday say marijuana dispensaries would contradict with the image they've tried to set for the town. One of the seven council members...

4 years 10 months ago

Canon City passes medical marijuana moratorium

In Cañon City Monday night, all seven city council members unanimously passed a 120 day moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The ordinance prohibits any new dispensaries from operating within city limits. Applications for a permit or license to operate a medical marijuana dispensary will not be processed during that time....

4 years 11 months ago

Pueblo pot moratorium extended

Pueblo City Council has voted to extend a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The moratorium will now last until June, which is when state legislators are expected to make their ruling on the issue. Before councilmembers voted, the meeting was open to public comment. Several people...

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