June 20, 2018 — COLORADO SPRINGS — Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant.
June 12, 2018 — Colorado's cannabis industry appears to be inching closer to an anticipated sales plateau. Marijuana sales in April were practically flat from the same month last year, and the year-over-year sales growth rate continues to slim down to the low-single-digits, newly released state data show. The
April 26, 2018 — With the stroke of a pen, hemp could be treated like any other food ingredient under Colorado law. A bill is on its way to Gov. John Hickenlooper's desk to apply existing food manufacturing guidelines to products such as hemp oil-infused coffee and CBD-rich extracts
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April 19, 2018 — America’s marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday: Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21 and older can use
March 22, 2018 — WASHINGTON — A $1.3 trillion plan to fund the federal government through the end of September won't include protections for the recreational marijuana industry — a blow to Colorado lawmakers who tried to add that language to the must-pass bill. The legislators wanted the measure to include
March 3, 2018 — Legal pot is either a problem or a panacea, depending on your perspective. The Marijuana Accountability Coalition and Smart Approaches to Marijuana hate it and want it gone. They say they're trying to prevent another marijuana version of Big Tobacco. The Coalition hosted an event
February 27, 2018 — A Denver coffee shop received city approval Monday for the nation's first business license to allow marijuana use by patrons under a 2016 voter-approved initiative. The Coffee Joint soon can allow customers age 21 or older to vape or consume edibles they bring to the cafe, which is already
February 21, 2018 — DENVER — Cannabis businesses, beware: The Hershey Co. is on the warpath. Perhaps the most famous confectionery peddler in the world has a well-documented history of actively protecting its trademarks, and the marijuana industry is no exception. Although Hershey's has been relatively quiet in the
February 13, 2018 — CHICAGO — Marijuana users’ self-proclaimed holiday is linked with a slight increase in fatal U.S. car crashes, an analysis of 25 years of data found. The study lacks evidence on whether pot was involved in any of the April 20 crashes, but marijuana can impair
October 26, 2017 — The Basalt Town Council declined to consider Tuesday night whether to endorse a ballot question by Eagle County to tax recreational marijuana sales to raise revenue for mental health services. Basalt officials said they want a commitment that 20 percent of the revenue from the
October 19, 2017 — Because marijuana is legal in the state, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled in July that a dog alerting to drugs in general does not provide legally sound probable cause for a search.
October 3, 2017 — The lowest average wholesale marijuana price ever recorded by Cannabis Benchmarks came this year in Colorado, according to the market-research firm's 2017 mid-year report. Cannabis Benchmarks has been tracking sales of the new commodity across the U.S., much like other market-research firms do for corn,
September 20, 2017 — New marijuana rules that go into effect Oct. 1 aim to keep marijuana products from getting into the hands of children. “These regulations reflect extensive stakeholder input focused on public safety and legislative intent,” Colorado Department of Revenue Executive Director Mike Hartman said in a
September 20, 2017 — Carbondale trustees are leaning toward eliminating the town's cap on recreational marijuana shops, while also tightening the time frame that newly licensed shops have to get up and running. This discussion came up during a Tuesday work session after a couple instances of marijuana businesses
September 13, 2017 — The trend of summer highs for Colorado’s cannabis industry continued in July as monthly recreational sales surpassed the $100 million mark for the first time since legalization. The Cannabist’s calculations of the latest Colorado marijuana tax data show that the state’s cannabis shops sold nearly
August 22, 2017 — DENVER — Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver’s elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places may mean the city gets few takers for the new licenses. Denver voters approved bring-your-own-pot
August 14, 2017 — The Steamboat Springs Police Department is investigating a burglary at one of the city’s pot shops. Police sent out a vague news release about the burglary that occurred early Wednesday morning, Aug. 9, at Golden Leaf, 1755 Lincoln Ave. Commander Annette Dopplick said she did not want
August 12, 2017 — Can you teach an old drug-sniffing canine a new trick — that is, to ignore the smell of cannabis? A Colorado Appeals Court ruling is forcing law enforcement agencies to rethink how they use dogs.