President Barack Obama made an announcement today about the battle in Congress.
One of the first deadlines for so called retail marijuana is fast approaching. By next Tuesday, October 1st, local communities are supposed to decide if they’re going to allow the pot to be grown, sold, and otherwise available in the community in the coming year.
“It’s pretty much going to be clustered in just a handful of areas. Denver and Boulder I think are the big cities, and then there’s mountain communities as well.”
John Ingold is a reporter for the Denver Post. He’s keeping an eye on how the state is getting ready for retail marijuana and says even pot-friend places like Denver questions remain.
“There is concern about advertising, distances from schools, zoning, those kinds of things.”
Aspen Public Radio takes a look at a unique documentary showing at the Aspen Filmfest. It takes viewers inside one of the nation’s busiest emergency rooms where patients often wait hours for care.
And on the Download this week, we explore glitches with new iPhones, brainwashing kids to pay for movies & music and other unusual ventures in education.
The flood waters are now moving east into Kansas and Nebraska. Better weather is allowing hard hit mountain communities like Boulder to dry out. This was a singular massive rain event. How it happened seems pretty clear. How and what it means long term, less so. Brent Gardner-Smith and Bob Ward of Aspen Journalism join us this week to talk about all the water, Colorado’s on going drought and climate change.
Also, this fall, voters will decide the fate of a new funding model for public schools – Mick Ireland shares his take.
And on The Download – how hackers might be able to steal your fingerprints.