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October 10, 2014
10/10/2014
New at the Pot Shop: Marijuana Lite

New at the Pot Shop: Marijuana Lite

Recreational marijuana sellers are reaching out to novice cannabis users with a raft of lite edible products that impart a milder buzz and make it easy for...
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October 6, 2014
10/06/2014
Denver Activists Launch Responsible Cannabis Consumption Campaign

Denver Activists Launch Responsible Cannabis Consumption Campaign

As Cannabis use becomes more common in Colorado, a new ad campaign has been launched to encourage responsible use of the herb. Behind the ads are activists...
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October 3, 2014
10/03/2014
Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Harvest Is Underway

Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Harvest Is Underway

Down a long dirt road snaking deep into the yellow hills of southern Colorado, Ryan Griego and his staff are harvesting green gold: legal marijuana. Here, 1,000 organically...
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October 3, 2014
10/03/2014
Dispensaries Make Good Neighbors

Dispensaries Make Good Neighbors

Despite the uproarious crying of DJ Kevin Sabet and the Quack Pack, the uptick in dispensaries has not caused a proto-armageddon complete with dancing chainsaws and turtles...
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October 2, 2014
10/02/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.10.01)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.10.01)

A new study punctures some myths about medical marijuana in California, Connecticut’s dispensaries finally open for business, the Illinois program is moving along, and more. Let’s get...
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October 2, 2014
10/02/2014
Big Changes Set to Alter Colorado Recreational Marijuana Industry

Big Changes Set to Alter Colorado Recreational Marijuana Industry

Colorado embarks on a new era for its legal recreational marijuana industry Wednesday, when two major changes will impact the industry’s make-up. Wednesday is the first day people...
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October 1, 2014
10/01/2014
To Toke or Not to Toke in Colorado?

To Toke or Not to Toke in Colorado?

DENVER (CN) – Colorado’s Supreme Court is considering whether its is lawful to fire someone who uses medical marijuana off the job when medicinal pot use is...
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September 30, 2014
09/30/2014
4 Year Old Kicks Cancer With Cannabis

4 Year Old Kicks Cancer With Cannabis

Here is yet another marijuana success story that flies directly in the face of its schedule I federal status designation of “no medical use.” 4 year old...
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September 30, 2014
09/30/2014
Operation Grow4Vets Seeks to Provide Veterans With Free Cannabis

Operation Grow4Vets Seeks to Provide Veterans With Free Cannabis

In Denver where it is legal to give away cannabis for free, hundreds of veterans lined up to enter Operation Grow4Vets largest event to date where free...
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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Pot and Parenting: Confessions of Colorado’s Weed-Smoking Moms

Pot and Parenting: Confessions of Colorado’s Weed-Smoking Moms

When it comes to parenting, these pot-smoking moms are unapologetic about getting high. When Jane West and her friends get together, the laughter rolls, trays of food...
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September 25, 2014
09/25/2014
Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: DUIs Are Real, Be Careful

Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: DUIs Are Real, Be Careful

It’s easy to see how the easily accessible retail marijuana market has made the Colorado police nervous, which has led to campaigns to inform the public about...
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September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Edibles Review: Incredibles GUM-E

Edibles Review: Incredibles GUM-E

One of the latest recreational marijuana edible offerings is the Incredible GUM-E. From the makers of a popular line of chocolate candy bars, this is a pretty...
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September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Employers Still Discriminating Against Colorado Cannabis Users

Employers Still Discriminating Against Colorado Cannabis Users

The backward logic of cannabis prohibition continues to create problems for fully functioning, responsible employees who are discriminated against by employers just because they partake of cannabis...
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September 18, 2014
09/18/2014
No Welfare for Weed Bill Passes House of Representatives

No Welfare for Weed Bill Passes House of Representatives

The so-called “no welfare for weed bill,” which would block pot shops from accepting welfare debit cards, passed the House of Representatives Tuesday. The Preserving Welfare for...
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September 18, 2014
09/18/2014
Marijuana Caregivers Escape Colorado Crackdown

Marijuana Caregivers Escape Colorado Crackdown

Confronted with a room full of teary parents with sick children, Colorado health authorities on Tuesday changed course on a plan to limit marijuana caregivers to 10...
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September 15, 2014
09/15/2014
Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: Your Vape Pen Will Probably Not Work

Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: Your Vape Pen Will Probably Not Work

After working in sales in the marijuana industry for over two years, I’m ready to admit something that I wish I could tell every customer who wants...
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September 11, 2014
09/11/2014
Coloradans Still Support Legal Marijuana Sales, Poll Finds

Coloradans Still Support Legal Marijuana Sales, Poll Finds

Since Colorado voters approved Amendment 64 in 2012, and after the historic first sales of recreational marijuana began in January 2014, a majority of state residents still...
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September 11, 2014
09/11/2014
Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Finally Beat Medical

Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Finally Beat Medical

Sales of legal retail marijuana have topped sales of medical marijuana in Colorado for the first time since the state’s recreational pot shops opened their doors on...
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September 9, 2014
09/09/2014
Marijuana Seeps Into Tailgating Rituals at Mile High in Colorado

Marijuana Seeps Into Tailgating Rituals at Mile High in Colorado

Football’s in the air, and in Denver, so is the sweet smell of herb. Wait. Does that glittering stadium really look like a just-landed spaceship under a blueberry...
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September 9, 2014
09/09/2014
Hickenlooper’s “Lab Rat” Campaign a Blunder

Hickenlooper’s “Lab Rat” Campaign a Blunder

You can imagine how loud my eyes rolled when I read about Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper’s anti-teen-marijuana use campaign. Much like the ridiculous “this is your brain on...
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