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Colorado could close two to 10 more prisons

Colorado could close two to 10 more prisons

2 / January 27, 2013 8:00 AM

Colorado’s prison population is diminishing so quickly that the state could close two to 10 prisons in the coming 18 months. Reasons for the drop in prison populations are simple: The state felony crime rate dropped by a third from 2002 to 2011. Deciding which facilities to close is, however, is a complicated proposition

Marijuana possession arrests up despite medical cards

Marijuana possession arrests up despite medical cards

0 / October 30, 2012 6:00 PM

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation reports that 10,259 people were arrested in the state for possession of marijuana last year, despite the fact that 100,000 people now have the legal right to use medical marijuana. The number of people arrested [&hellip

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