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June 23, 2015
06/23/2015
Marriage Equality & Legal Cannabis: Will the U.S. Make It Work?

Marriage Equality & Legal Cannabis: Will the U.S. Make It Work?

The old saying goes “everything changes, nothing changes,” and in some ways the last few years in the United States have proved that human nature is strange...
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June 17, 2015
06/17/2015
Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employers May Fire MMJ Patients for Private Use

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employers May Fire MMJ Patients for Private Use

The disconnect between the classification of state-sanctioned cannabis and the federal prohibition of cannabis has created another impossible situation for the law to resolve. The Colorado Supreme...
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June 16, 2015
06/16/2015
Companies Can Fire Workers for Marijuana Use, Colorado Court Rules

Companies Can Fire Workers for Marijuana Use, Colorado Court Rules

Even in one of the country’s most marijuana-friendly states, smoking pot off the job and away from work can still get an employee fired. That was the...
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June 15, 2015
06/15/2015
Cannabis Carnival II Benefit Concert: A Night of Incredible Music

Cannabis Carnival II Benefit Concert: A Night of Incredible Music

The June 30th benefit concert will feature headliners Medeski, Martin & Wood, as well as Everyone Orchestra, Quixotic and Rob Garza from Thievery Corporation.
By: Rae Lland
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June 11, 2015
06/11/2015
Marijuana Legalization: Bill Clinton And Tom Vilsack Note High Value of Weed As Cash Crop

Marijuana Legalization: Bill Clinton And Tom Vilsack Note High Value of Weed As Cash Crop

If the legal marijuana industry is looking for accidental boosters, it may have just found two: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and former President Bill Clinton. In...
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May 26, 2015
05/26/2015
Survey Data Shows That WA and CO Did Right With Cannabis Legalization

Survey Data Shows That WA and CO Did Right With Cannabis Legalization

In Washington, the number of people who either like or don’t mind the legalization of weed has reached 77 percent of the population. That’s over 3/4 of...
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
Colorado Teen With Disability Suspended For Medical Cannabis

Colorado Teen With Disability Suspended For Medical Cannabis

A few days ago in Colorado, a teenage boy named Jaxon who has Dravet’s syndrome, a little known condition that causes frequent and long-lasting seizures and strikes...
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
My Favorite Strains: Hell’s Angel

My Favorite Strains: Hell’s Angel

Recently I had been hearing quite a few rumors around town about a wonderful and supremely dank strain of cannabis called Hell’s Angel.
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May 4, 2015
05/04/2015
High Times Cannabis Cup 2015 Review: A Restrained Celebration

High Times Cannabis Cup 2015 Review: A Restrained Celebration

Just two weeks before the big weekend, MED issued a letter to all dispensaries that giving out cannabis samples is, in fact, a violation of state law....
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April 27, 2015
04/27/2015
Bud and Breakfast: The ‘Airbnb’ of Cannabis is Here

Bud and Breakfast: The ‘Airbnb’ of Cannabis is Here

Thanks to Bud and Breakfast, weedists looking to get away from it all can enjoy a vacation where their weed consuming ways are not only accepted, but...
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April 2, 2015
04/02/2015
Colorado Lawmakers Scramble to Keep Millions in Marijuana Taxes

Colorado Lawmakers Scramble to Keep Millions in Marijuana Taxes

A year after Colorado became the first state to allow recreational marijuana sales, millions of tax dollars are rolling in, dedicated to funding school construction, marijuana education...
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March 30, 2015
03/30/2015
Racism Persists Even With Changing Attitudes About Cannabis

Racism Persists Even With Changing Attitudes About Cannabis

A shocking example of this comes in form of the arrest and subsequent abuse of business woman Kam Brock — a black woman who was pulled over...
By: Rae Lland
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March 30, 2015
03/30/2015
Lawmakers: Edible Pot Must Look Different Than Regular Food

Lawmakers: Edible Pot Must Look Different Than Regular Food

Edible marijuana sold in Colorado must look different from regular foods, lawmakers from both parties said Wednesday in rejecting a bill to loosen requirements. The rejection means...
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March 23, 2015
03/23/2015
Cannabis Tax Revenue Used to Build Schools in Colorado

Cannabis Tax Revenue Used to Build Schools in Colorado

In Colorado cannabis users are helping to fund construction on public schools, buying new roofs, boilers and security upgrades. How? By smoking weed of course.
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March 16, 2015
03/16/2015
Interview: Ed Hass of Denver Hash and Beer Pairing Class

Interview: Ed Hass of Denver Hash and Beer Pairing Class

This Saturday, March 21st, Green Labs will be hosting a Beer and Cannabis Pairing class, combining one booming Colorado industry with another.
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March 10, 2015
03/10/2015
Weedist Destinations: Denver Green Labs Sushi/Joint-Rolling Class

Weedist Destinations: Denver Green Labs Sushi/Joint-Rolling Class

The most recent event I had the chance to attend was a sushi/joint rolling class at Green Labs in Denver.
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March 9, 2015
03/09/2015
Lawsuit Officially Filed Against Colorado for Legal Cannabis

Lawsuit Officially Filed Against Colorado for Legal Cannabis

Among those who filed the lawsuit are six Colorado sheriffs, four Nebraska sheriffs as well as two county attorneys from Nebraska and Kansas.
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March 9, 2015
03/09/2015
7 Stunning Figures That Sum Up Colorado’s Marijuana Market

7 Stunning Figures That Sum Up Colorado’s Marijuana Market

A new report from the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division helps to shed some light on the success and failures of the marijuana market in Colorado following its...
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March 5, 2015
03/05/2015
MPP Urges Boycott of Holiday Inn Due to Anti-Legalization Sentiments

MPP Urges Boycott of Holiday Inn Due to Anti-Legalization Sentiments

A company that owns a Holiday Inn in Frisco, CO, filed a lawsuit aimed at no less than shutting down the state’s recreational, regulated cannabis system.
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March 2, 2015
03/02/2015
Girl Scouts of America Go After the ‘Girl Scout Cookies’ Strain for Infringement

Girl Scouts of America Go After the ‘Girl Scout Cookies’ Strain for Infringement

Earlier this week I was talking with one of my close budtenders when she mentioned that a representative of the Girl Scouts of the USA chapter, Girl...
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