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Former Craig Doctor Convicted of Over-prescribing Pain Medication

joel millerA former Craig doctor has been convicted of over prescribing pain medication to his patients. Doctor Joel Miller, who owned and operated High Country Medical, was arrested in August 2013, following a 34-count federal indictment. The charges also included money laundering and fraud. On Monday, a jury convicted Miller of six counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance without a legitimate medical purpose, Continue reading

Lawmakers Working on State Budget

co-state-capitol-300Colorado’s budget constrictions mean that they’ll have to refund about $58 million from the new pot taxes- even though the taxes were approved by voters. Expect lawmakers to propose a ballot measure after the budget passes to ask voters to Continue reading

Routt County Men Charged With Drug Trafficking

ACET-300The All Crimes Enforcement Team, or ACET, has targeted two men in an investigation into shipping marijuana across state lines. 29-year old Geoffrey Guinn has turned himself in on a Routt County warrant, while 26-year old Alan Arce is expected to turn himself in soon. Guinn has been Continue reading

Marijuana Banking Made Easier by Feds

MARIJUANA-300The House voted yesterday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.  The 236-186 vote rejected a move by Representative John Fleming to block the Treasury Department from implementing guidance it issued in February telling banks Continue reading