Colorado lawmakers are trying to make history this session by creating a bi-partisan map for new U. S. congressional districts. The courts have been forced to step in and decide the issue in the past because lawmakers couldn’t agree on congressional lines. And a controversial Republican bill that some worry could derail the process is now in limbo.
Rocky Mountain Kind is one of three medical marijuana dispensaries challenging the city of Loveland.
An 8th Judicial District Court judge heard arguments from both sides of a lawsuit today challenging the city of Loveland’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries.
Loveland voters approved the medical marijuana dispensary ban last November, and it went into place on March 1. But three dispensaries are challenging it, along with unnamed medical marijuana patients. They say it violates their rights guaranteed by the state constitution. That’s despite a state law passed by the legislature last year that gives cities the right to restrict medical marijuana dispensaries.
Trees killed by bark beetles near Kremmling, Colorado
The House passed a measure on Tuesday blending $6 billion in budget cuts with enough money to keep the government running for an additional three weeks. But the cuts could have a negative impact on Colorado’s upcoming fire season.