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Lead contamination in Colorado water now 3,580 times higher than federal standards, thanks to EPA
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(NaturalNews) The "accidental" release by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of more than three million gallons of toxic sludge into a Colorado river system that feeds into the larger Colorado River has resulted in a massive surge of heavy metal contamination, including... [...]
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Colorado river is collapsing 'sooner than anyone thought'
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(NaturalNews) Water resource experts have known for many years that current use of the Colorado River is not sustainable. Sixteen years of drought have made it clear that the river is overtaxed, and cannot indefinitely meet the demands of agriculture, hydroelectric generation, recreation... [...]
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Legal Marijuana Is Bringing Record High Benefits For Colorado Kids & Schools
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When Coloradans voted in November of 2012 to fully legalize marijuana, they did so with the intent of using the tax money made from it to make our schools better for kids. K-12 education receives the money from an excise tax applied to all recreational marijuana sales. According to KOAA, the local news outlet for Colorado Springs, tax collections have reached nearly $14 million in the first 5 months of 2015. The 2015 total of $13.7 million beats out last year, which came in at $13.3 million by m [...]
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Colorado City Stops Water Fluoridation Following Concerning Study
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Snowmass, a skier’s paradise tucked into the Colorado Mountains, and part of Aspen, has decided to stop fluoridating its water. The news comes just after the latest groundbreaking study on water fluoridation concluded that there was zero relationship between water fluoridation and cavity prevention. As Anthony Gucciardi shared with you on July 1st, the study incorporated years of research into a serious conclusion that could help activists remove fluoride from the water worldwide. The sanitat [...]
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Marijuana Cost Drops Significantly in Colorado as Traffic Booms
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Just over a year after Colorado started selling marijuana in licensed dispensaries, they are seeing more customers than ever, but according to Nicholas Colas and his team at Convergex, a global brokerage company based in New York, Colorado citizens aren’t paying as much for their marijuana nowadays. After interviewing several stores in Colorado, Colas found that prices are declining faster than some anticipated. Is there too much supply and not enough demand, or are there other factors at pl [...]
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The Plague Comes Back from the Dead in Colorado
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This recent headline is concerning on the face of it, but how serious really is the potential for the spread of the plague? Actually the plague has been around practically forever with cases usually occurring between late Spring and early Fall. The states of Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico are the only three that produce cases due to flea bites. The Colorado teen Taylor Thomas Gaes likely contracted the plague from a flea bite. There are three primary types of plague that have appeared in the [...]
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"Raider Focus" – Colorado Braces For Largest War Games Since WWII
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By NextNewsNetworkThe rush to prepare for war continues as the American people are kept in the dark. War Games with a massive military convoy are about to commence in Colorado, prior to the start of the Jade Helm 15 exercises in July. It's called Raider Focus. The footage you'll see is from a similar NATO drill called Operation Atlantic Resolve. That convoy consisted of more than 150 vehicles, air support and 1,100-mile road March. In just a minute I'll show you exclusive footage of the pr [...]
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Colorado woman becomes accidental genius
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Leigh Erceg was left a changed woman after surviving terrible injuries sustained in a fall down a ravine. Before the accident Erceg had lived a relati... [...]
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Activism at Work: Boulder City, Colorado Nixes Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids
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Boulder City, Colorado has just become the first locality in the state to pass a comprehensive resolution banning the use of bee- and butterfly-killing neonicotinoids. As reported by Beyond Pesticides, the resolution was successful primarily due to the efforts of grassroots activists, especially a local organization called Bee Safe Boulder. City officials also ended up supporting the ban. David Wheeler, co-founder of the Bee Safe Boulder stated: “We at Bee Safe Boulder, along with city staff a [...]
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Colorado school confiscates student's life-saving medicine thanks to draconian prohibition laws
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(NaturalNews) Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia currently recognize the vast therapeutic potential of the cannabis plant, which millions of people across the country rely on for safe relief from chronic pain, neurological disease, seizures, paralysis, sleeping disorders... [...]
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Colorado locks down water supply, promising "not a drop more" to California
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(NaturalNews) Recent storms dropped torrential rains across much of California, causing flooding and mudslides across many areas, leaving some residents homeless and killing at least two people. There was even a tornado in Los Angeles. Despite record rainfall on December 10 of between... [...]
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Colorado Sells $34 Million Of Cannabis: $3.4 Million Goes To Schools, Crime Down 15%
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In 2012, Colorado and Washington state legalized the recreational use of marijuana, much to the dismay of anti-pot advocates. They frequently alleged that it would make it easier for children to acquire, that more people would use it, that there would be more people driving while high, and that it would be an all around bad deal for these states. In Colorado, it’s safe to say that the doomsayers were 100% wrong. Sales of recreational marijuana continue to rise with more than $34 million wo [...]
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In Colorado, Dispensaries Sells Millions Worth Of Marijuana – Crime Drops 15%
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In 2012, Colorado and Washington state legalized the recreational use of marijuana, much to the dismay of anti-pot advocates. They frequently alleged that it would make it easier for children to acquire, that more people would use it, that there would be more people driving while high, and that it would be an all around bad deal for these states. In Colorado, it’s safe to say that the doomsayers were 100% wrong. Sales of recreational marijuana continue to rise with more than $34 million wo [...]
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Colorado to Spend $9 Million on Medical Marijuana Research
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The compound cannabidiol (CBD), a component of the cannabis plant, has been the focus of study for years. Now it’s about to get some extra attention to determine its medical use. Officials at the Colorado State Public Health Department have recommended that over $9 million in grant funding should pay for a series of clinical trials to assess cannabinoids and cannabis for pediatric epilepsy, post-traumatic stress disorder, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumors, ulcerative colitis, and pain [...]
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Giant 13-pound baby is born in Colorado
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An expectant mother got the surprise of her life when her baby was born weighing a whopping 13lbs. Alisha Hernandez, who had been booked in for a cesa... [...]
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Big Food and biotech spend $37M to defeat GMO labeling in Oregon and Colorado
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(NaturalNews) The corporate food system has once again pulled the wool over the eyes of low-information American voters with the recent defeat of GMO-labeling bills in Colorado and Oregon. Just like in California and Washington, the factory food industry, drug companies and GMO kingpins... [...]
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Monsanto, Big Food Bombards Colorado with Anti-GMO Labeling Ads
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This coming November 4th, Colorado residents will have the chance to vote on Prop. 105 to label GMOs, and Monsanto isn’t wasting anytime trying to defeat the growing tide of opposition to their non-labeling campaigns. The NO on 105 committee has raised almost $10 million since Sept. 24, with Pepsi Co. and Kraft Foods also giving more than $1 million each. This group has begun running TV ads against the initiative this week. In the attempt to discredit those who want to know exactly what [...]
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Monsanto Panics: Drops Another $3.5 Million to Defeat GMO Labeling in Oregon and Colorado
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The ballots are out and voting has begun. Monsanto is panicking, and so are their biotech and GMO manufacturing friends. So much so that they just dropped a staggering $2.5 million in addition to what they’ve already spent to defeat GMO labeling in Oregon – bringing the total to $4.5 million in just one state. They also dropped another cool million in Colorado – bringing the total to about $5 million in that state – all to keep voters from checking that YES LABEL GMOs box at the votin [...]
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Colorado Earthquake at Fracking Operation! California Volcanoes Waking!
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Marijuana Sales in Colorado Up 10% Since August: $45.2 Million Generated in Taxes Since First of Year
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While the Feds continue to bankrupt the nation with war politics, states like Colorado are sitting on pretty pennies from marijuana sales. In August 2014, sales for both medical and recreational marijuana were up 10%, and they show no sign of slowing down, according to numbers released earlier this month by the Colorado Department of Revenue. Since January 1st, Colorado has brought in more than $45.2 million in taxes from marijuana-related sales, including those from licenses and fees. It h [...]
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Top 5 Companies Trying to Stop GMO Labeling in Colorado
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Want to know the biggest impedance to GMO labeling in Colorado and perhaps the rest of the nation right now? It boils down to 5 big spenders, though there are others in the game of trying to keep you in the dark about what’s in your food. Over $8 million has been raised so far, specifically aimed at stopping the GMO labeling Statutory Amendment 105. You can see the full text of that document here. Coloradans and the rest of the country have the right to make informed choices about what is in [...]
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Colorado plans to issue driver's licenses to thousands of illegal immigrants
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(NaturalNews) Despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans a) do not support providing amnesty to millions of illegal aliens and b) do not support conferring American rights to them, liberals in some states are falling all over themselves to provide legal protections... [...]
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Breaking: Monsanto & Big Food Dump Over $8.15 MILLION to Defeat GMO Labeling in Colorado
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Right to Know Colorado has just reported their numbers for the anti GMO-labeling campaign. Monsanto and its Big Food Allies have dumped more than $8.15 million into the campaign to defeat Colorado’s up and coming vote to label genetically modified foods. Monsanto singularly contributed over $5 million of those funds to keep you in the dark about what’s in your food. Monsanto just went all in on this GMO poker game, and we need to do more than just keep our poker faces. We need to fight b [...]
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BREAKING: Colorado Voters Will Decide GMO Labeling In November
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Good news for GMO activists in Colorado! On August 20th, Right To Know Colorado succeeded in petitioning onto the ballot an initiative that would label GMO foods in the state. It does not call for an outright ban, but this is a great step. It will allow customers to easily identify products that contain genetically modified components and opt out if they chose to. RTKC needed only 86,105 valid signatures from registered voters in Colorado, and they ended up collected more than 125,000. Way more [...]
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Colorado to Decide on GMO Labeling on Election Day
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KDVRColorado food activists gathered enough signatures for a GMO-labeling initiative to be added to the November ballot. [...]
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Colorado Begins Issuing Driver’s Licenses To Illegal Immigrants
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Colorado will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration enforcement laws. Now, thousands of immigrants are waiting to get cards they hope will add a degree of legitimacy to their residency […] [...]
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Colorado Marijuana Legalization is ‘Harming Nebraska Taxes’
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While officials in Colorado have been rejoicing over the revenue that legalizing marijuana has brought to their city, and while individuals are reveling in the new-found freedom to use cannabis to heal multiple ailments, their next-door neighbors in Nebraska aren’t so thrilled. Law enforcement admitted recently that all they do is profile cars from Colorado passing through their state in order to write tickets for the most miniscule amount of pot they find. Police officers in Nebraska say t [...]
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Deadly plague spreading in Colorado
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(NaturalNews) Many aren't aware of this, but in the Western U.S. especially, something as tiny as a flea can transmit life-threatening diseases that can spread into full-blown deadly plagues. In Colorado recently, one of the deadliest forms of the plague hospitalized a man and took... [...]
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