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Can't tell the players without the updated medical-marijuana scorecard

Although the state of Colorado is currently grappling with medical marijuana, as exemplified by the

Colorado Board of Health's "Emergency Rulemaking Hearing"

slated for later this morning (

expect Sensible Colorado supporters to show up in force

), local governments are on the front lines of the issue. And a new report by the

Colorado Municipal League

, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents 262 cities and towns here, provides an intriguing snapshot about who's currently doing what, and where.

CML sent out a survey on the medical-marijuana topic, and according to spokesperson Lisa White, corresponding by e-mail, 95 municipalities responded. Of those, she notes, "45 have received applications from a medical-marijuana dispensary, 26 have adopted a moratorium to study ways for the community to address medical marijuana, and 27 have either already or are considering regulating medical-marijuana dispensaries." In addition, she goes on, "15 of the 95 municipalities responding to the survey do not allow medical-marijuana dispensaries to operate in their community."

Read an overview of CML's findings by clicking -- and here's where to access a spreadsheet spelling out the dispensary approach from Alamosa to Winter Park. At least the one they're using today.

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