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Colorado Springs smoking ban makes parks smoke-free

Colorado Springs smoking ban makes parks smoke-free

| March 20, 2017

The smoke cloud is lifting over Colorado. In a six to two vote last week, the Colorado Springs City Council voted to prohibit smoking in public parks. By putting in place a smoking ban for all city parks in addition to trails and other open spaces, the city council intends to reduce cigarette butt litter and […]

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Workplaces struggle to adapt to medical marijuana users

Workplaces struggle to adapt to medical marijuana users

| September 12, 2014

Although medical and recreational marijuana has been legalized in 23 states, most employers have not yet relaxed their “drug free workplace” rules. This is causing clashes between people who rely on medical marijuana to treat ailments and tough organizations that don’t hesitate to fire employees using the drug. In Colorado, Brandon Coats was fired by Dish Network […]

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An iPad app could be your office’s next receptionist

An iPad app could be your office’s next receptionist

| December 26, 2013

A start-up company based in Colorado has introduced a technology that could trigger a change in the hospitality industry. A new app called “Receptionist” now makes it possible to run an unmanned front desk via an iPad. Small businesses that can’t afford a salaried employee for the job can benefit the most from the virtual receptionist. […]

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