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Denver Police Issue Dozens of Citations at Pot Events

Marijuana plant as it matures in a grow house in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Marijuana plant as it matures in a grow house in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

DENVER—Denver police say there have been no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day. On Saturday, police issued about 60 citations. Police...

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  • Norma Licciardello sits with an agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as they wait for the Affordable Care Act website to come back on line as she tries to purchases a health insurance plan at a store setup in the Mall of Americas on March 31, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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  • A sign posted at the front gate of Delaware State University in Dover, Del., is seen in this Friday, Sept., 21, 2007 file photo. Three people were shot and injured Saturday night April 18, 2015 at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter. The injuries were not life-threatening. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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  • A brush fire that broke out Saturday evening, April 18, 2015 burns in the Dam Prado Dam Flood Control Basin north of the city of Corona, Calif. Fire officials said some trees caught fire in the forested basin and grew to at least 75 acres. Firefighters were hampered by rough terrain in the area. (AP Photo/Dan Cole)

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  • Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, center, mingles at a "Politics and Eggs" event, a breakfast fixture for 2016 presidential prospects, Friday, April 17, 2015, at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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  • In this Sept. 6, 2011, file photo Missouri Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder gavels in the Missouri Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri's lieutenant governor is accusing Justice Department officials of "fanning the flames of racial division," as the federal agency is criticizing Ferguson police for alleged racial biases following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Kelley McCall, File)

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  • A municipal police truck arrives to the entrance of Rancho la Mesa, which leads to Rancho La Negra in Tlalmanalco, Mexico, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Ivan Pierre Aguirre)

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  • Storm clouds and rain move across the San Francisco Bay, April 7, 2015, in Hayward, Calif.      (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Aric Crabb)

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  • President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington about the breakthrough in the Iranian nuclear talks. (AP/Susan Walsh)

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  • Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at a Republican Leadership Summit Friday, April 17, 2015, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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  • People walk in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens on April 7, 2015. Greek lawmakers voted on April 7 to set up a committee to examine the circumstances under which Greece agreed to bailouts totaling 240 billion euros (USD 260 billion) with the European Union and International Monetary Fund. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS (Photo credit should read ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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