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The chronic-le, April/May, 2013

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The chronic-le, April/May, 2013
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24 Pipe Dreams
After forty years in business, the Fitter is still at home on the Hill. 38 Colorado Centers
Our updated guide to the metro area’s MMJ dispensaries.
Federal lawmakers consider a slew of cannabis-related bills.
By Willlaai Breathes
While the Colorado Legislature has until May 8 to finish its work creating state laws that would govern recreational marijuana, several bills aimed at ending marijuana prohibition on a federal level have been introduced in Congress. And while the past history of marijuana proposals suggests that most of these measures don’t stand much of a chance, changing polls indicate they’re worth keeping an eye on.
HR 784: Sponsored by Representative Barbara Lee of California, HR 784 would amend the Controlled Substances Act to protect medical marijuana businesses, owners, employees, patients and caregivers from having their homes or other property taken by the federal government as long as they are following state marijuana laws. The bill is currently in the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, which doesn’t sound like the most continued on page 10
The Chronic-le is published by Westword, 969Broadway, Denver, CO 80203; the contents are copyright 2013 by Voice Media Group. For information, e-mail marijuana@westword.com or call303-296-7744.
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6 .. 'I'WW881 24 Pipe Dreams After forty years in busin ess, the Fitter is still at home on the Hill. 38 Colorado Centers Our upd ate d guide to the metro area's MMJ dispen saries . •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Federal lawmakers consider a slew of cannabis-related bills. IIJWIIIIa• lire alii .. ile the Colorado Legislature has until May 8 to finish its work creat ing state laws that would govern recreational marijuana, several bill s aimed at ending marijuana prohibition on a federal level have been introduced in Congress. And while the past history of marijuana proposals suggests that most of these measures don ' t stand much of a chance, changing polls indicate they're worth keeping an eye on. HR 784: Sponsored by Representative Barbara Lee of California, HR 784 would amend the Controlled Substances Act to protect medical marijuana busi nesses , owners , employees, patients and caregivers from having their homes or other property taken by the federal government as long as they are fol lowing state marijuana laws. The bill is currently in the House Subcommittee on Crime , Terror ism , Homeland Security and Investigations , which doesn ' t sound like the most continued on page 10 The Chronic-l e is published by Westword, 969 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203; the contents arecopyright2013 by Voice Media Group. For information, e-mail marijuana@westword.com or call303-296-7744. THE CHRONIC-LE APRIL 201 3 I WESTWORO.COM