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By Ricardo Baca

Cannabis and coffee, together. It was only a matter of time before somebody brought new meaning to the popular stoner rite of passage “wake and bake.” And it makes perfect sense that such a creation is coming out of coffee-crazy Washington state, which will soon start the legal sale of recreational marijuana in the coming month or two.

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When Pulitzer-winning New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd came to Denver in January 2014 to report on recreational marijuana — the same trip where she overdosed on a cannabis-infused candybar — she reached out to a number of local experts and industry types to get the lay of the land.

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The state attorney general’s office says Coloradans do not have a right to use marijuana off-the-job, siding with a satellite television company in its firing of a medical-marijuana patient.

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When Maureen Dowd’s column on her edibles overdose in Colorado first appeared on The New York Times’ website on June 3 it became an immediate touchstone in marijuana legalization in 2014. And of course Twitter reacted in a big way:

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Common stock trading for FusionPharm Inc., a Denver-based company that recycles shipping containers into greenhouses marketed to cannabis growers, resumed trading Monday amid a federal securities inquiry into its activity.

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As I walked out of LoDo Massage’s economical RiNo studio near downtown Denver I felt centered and straightened, corrected and focused. The marijuana-infused body tuneup I’d just received was like nothing I’d ever experienced.

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New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd reported direct from Colorado’s bustling marijuana scene again on June 3. Whereas one of the popular columnist’s last pieces talked with nudist, 420-friendly B&B owners in Denver, this one takes readers through Dowd’s scary trip on edibles.

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While the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws has chapters all over the U.S., NORML only has one actual office outside of its headquarters in Washington DC — and it just opened in Denver today.

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