St. Petersburg Times

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    March 19, 2013

    Marijuana: Save Our Society from Drugs attacks Amendment 64 task force recommendations

    Last week, the Amendment 64 task force released a massive, 166-page report filled with recommendations about how best to implement the measure, which allows adults 21 and over in Colorado to use and possess small amounts of marijuana. How does Calvina Fay, executive director of Save Our Society Fro ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    Marijuana laws in Colorado, Washington should be nullified, say ex-DEA administrators

    Tomorrow, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee -- and eight ex-heads of the Drug Enforcement Administration suggest that members ask him why the hell he hasn't brought the hammer down on Colorado and Washington state for their respective pot laws. That ... More >>

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    January 18, 2013

    Marijuana legalization's biggest enemies -- and their Colorado ties

    This week, Rolling Stone published its list of marijuana legalization's biggest enemies. And by coincidence, all five of those who made the RS roster have been recently featured in this space. And in the case of the top dog, Kevin Sabet, very recently.

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    September 25, 2012

    Marijuana: Amendment 64 opponents, backers fueled by controversial out-of-state money

    Update below: While Washington and Oregon have marijuana measures on the November ballot, Colorado's Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, continues to attract more than its share of national attention -- and money from national organizations. Indeed, even as 64 opponents decry the ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011
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    June 17, 2009

    Cooking Dirty: Fourteen days and counting

    And who, you may ask, is the handsome devil right there?  That's me, folks. No bullshit. No disguises.  The anonymous restaurant critic in the flesh and en clair. On Monday, June 15, at around 4 p.m. local time, my cover was finally, permanently blown.  That picture is the jacket phot ... More >>

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    July 25, 2007

    The Turnover Rate at the Rocky Mountain News

    The departure of Rocky Mountain News editorial employees who took the tabloid's most recent buyout offer hasn't stopped the march of workers toward the exit. Scribes are splitting on a regular basis, with the two most recent being Darrell Proctor, who's held assorted editing and Web-oriented positio ... More >>

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    March 15, 2007

    On Track

    The Rocky pushed its hugely ambitious serial about an early-'60s schoolbus crash as if the fate of newspapers rested on its success.

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    March 1, 2007

    Life Swap

    More newspaper reporters are taking the leap to TV -- a move some print pros still see as consorting with the enemy.

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    September 20, 2001

    As the Smoke Clears

    How does the media get back to normal when no one can say what normal is?

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    December 3, 1998

    Hell on Wheels

    Colorado Highways are safer now than they've been in decades. So what are drivers so mad about?

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    January 11, 1995