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Generation Latino thinks it’s a shame that clean air can’t rise above partisanship

The American Lung Association’s State of Air Report this week said the Denver-Aurora area and Fort Collins still have some of the worst air in the country. Generation Latino thinks ozone should rise above politics. Though the numbers are improving, Denver still ranks 11th for the worst ozone pollution in the country, and Fort Collins is […]

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YESTERYEAR: Abortion, smoking debates take center stage

… Twenty Years Ago This Week in The Colorado Statesman … Take that President Bill Clinton! With Chuck Berry presiding as Speaker of the Colorado House, the Republican majority House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee amended and then proceeded to methodically pass a contentious anti-abortion bill sponsored by state Rep. Barry Arrington, R-Arvada, to […]

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? Billboard touts Denver pot consumption initiative

A billboard promoting passage of Denver's I-300 to allow marijuana consumption in permitted private locations was unveiled by supporters Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. (Photo courtesty Neighborhood-Supported Social Consumption Committee)
Backers of Initiated Ordinance 300 (I-300), a City and County of Denver measure on the Nov. 8 general election ballot that would allow marijuana consumption in some private establishments, unveiled a billboard Monday to promote voter approval of the measure. The billboard, located at 489 Lincoln St., reads “Now that adult use is legal… Permit […]

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Amendment 72: The flawed fiscal logic behind raising tobacco taxes

Peter Blake

Sure, why not triple the state cigarette tax, as Amendment 72 on the Colorado ballot proposes? It’s no bucks out of my billfold, and look who’s for it: Every goodthink organization you can think of, from the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association and the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado right […]

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