Tag: colorado

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September 2, 2014
09/02/2014
Colorado Medical-Marijuana Caregiver Rules Could Pinch Young Patients

Colorado Medical-Marijuana Caregiver Rules Could Pinch Young Patients

Dozens of families who moved to Colorado to treat their severely disabled children with a special kind of marijuana could lose access to the treatment under new...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Seattle to Denver: A Tale of Two Cities’ Marijuana Economies

Seattle to Denver: A Tale of Two Cities’ Marijuana Economies

The U.S. now has two states with two separate cannabis economies. Colorado was the first to get a recreational business up and running, while Washington is severely...
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August 22, 2014
08/22/2014
Here’s Why Marijuana Legalization Just Might Keep the Senate Blue

Here’s Why Marijuana Legalization Just Might Keep the Senate Blue

John Hudak reports that Alaska and Oregon will vote whether to legalize marijuana this November, and regardless of the outcomes, the presence of those initiatives will likely drive...
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
Hickenlooper: Marijuana Regulators Have Done ‘A Very Good Job’

Hickenlooper: Marijuana Regulators Have Done ‘A Very Good Job’

Gov. Hickenlooper says he’s pleased with the way his state has handled voters’ wishes on recreational marijuana legalization. “I think done a pretty good...
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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Driving High in the Mile High: Colorado’s Drugged Driving Law

Driving High in the Mile High: Colorado’s Drugged Driving Law

Prior to Amendment 64, Colorado had a decriminalized outlook on marijuana while driving, meaning that getting caught with pot was the equivalent of running a stop sign....
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August 14, 2014
08/14/2014
Demand for Marijuana Outpaces Legal Supply; Black Market Filling Gap

Demand for Marijuana Outpaces Legal Supply; Black Market Filling Gap

In a report commissioned by the Marijuana Enforcement Division earlier this year, data shows that Colorado residents and visitors will consume an estimated 130.3 metric tons of...
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August 13, 2014
08/13/2014
Medical Cannabis Gets 87-Year-Old Colorado Woman Kicked Out of Housing

Medical Cannabis Gets 87-Year-Old Colorado Woman Kicked Out of Housing

It truly sounds like something published by The Onion: an 87-year-old who has rented the same subsidized apartment for the last five years is being kicked out...
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August 11, 2014
08/11/2014
Colorado Health Department: Teen Marijuana Use Has Decreased Since Marijuana Became Legal for Adults

Colorado Health Department: Teen Marijuana Use Has Decreased Since Marijuana Became Legal for Adults

Rates of current and lifetime marijuana use among Colorado high school students has dropped since the state made marijuana legal in 2012, according to a press release...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Operation Grow4Vets: Crowdsourcing Compassion for Military Veterans

Operation Grow4Vets: Crowdsourcing Compassion for Military Veterans

It seems like there’s a crowdfunding project for just about everything these days. Here’s one you probably haven’t seen before, Operation Grow4Vets: an effort to provide disabled...
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August 7, 2014
08/07/2014
Deliberating Under the Influence (Of Politics)

Deliberating Under the Influence (Of Politics)

The US House of Representatives displayed an uncommon level of common sense when it decided to take up the issue of roadway safety in the wake of...
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August 6, 2014
08/06/2014
Since Marijuana Legalization, Highway Fatalities in Colorado Are at Near-Historic Lows

Since Marijuana Legalization, Highway Fatalities in Colorado Are at Near-Historic Lows

Here’s a month-by-month comparison of highway fatalities in Colorado through the first seven months of this year and last year.  As you can see, highway fatalities this...
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August 5, 2014
08/05/2014
Why Potential Marijuana Investors Should Study Wiretapping

Why Potential Marijuana Investors Should Study Wiretapping

Colorado is the 2nd most active in issuing state and federal wiretap authorizations, and 9 out of 10 such wiretaps concern drug offenses. DailyFinance speculates if the number...
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August 1, 2014
08/01/2014
Marijuana Industry Steps Up on Edibles, Retailing

Marijuana Industry Steps Up on Edibles, Retailing

Faced with growing concern about the use of marijuana “edibles” (food products containing marijuana) and taking preemptive steps toward industry self-education and self-regulation, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA)...
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July 30, 2014
07/30/2014
Former Colorado Jail Might Transform Into a Massive Marijuana Grow Facility

Former Colorado Jail Might Transform Into a Massive Marijuana Grow Facility

In March, Colorado native Nicholas Erker purchased the town of Brush’s defunct Correctional Facility. Now, with more than six months of successful legal weed in Colorado’s history...
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July 28, 2014
07/28/2014
At Colorado’s Borders, a Dividing Line Over Marijuana

At Colorado’s Borders, a Dividing Line Over Marijuana

The legal marijuana market in Colorado has created a bonanza for “green entrepreneurs” and tax collectors in the state. At the same time, it has put pressure...
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July 23, 2014
07/23/2014
Marijuana Refugees: Changing States to Save Their Kids

Marijuana Refugees: Changing States to Save Their Kids

The stigma around cannabis dissolves quickly when you’re a parent with a sick baby. You will move the stars and box glaciers to make them well.
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Poll: Coloradans Say No to Pot in Bars and Clubs

Poll: Coloradans Say No to Pot in Bars and Clubs

A Quinnipiac University poll found two-thirds of Coloradans questioned say marijuana use should be legal at home or in members-only clubs, with a similar amount saying pot...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Denver Rental Cars Turning Into Pot Dumping Grounds

Denver Rental Cars Turning Into Pot Dumping Grounds

Denver International Airport rental cars appear to be increasingly used as a marijuana dumping ground for travelers. People who want to avoid illegally bringing pot into the...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Poll: Six Out Of Ten Americans Support Retail Marijuana Sales In Colorado

Poll: Six Out Of Ten Americans Support Retail Marijuana Sales In Colorado

More than six out of ten Americans – including majorities of self-identified Democrats, Independents, and Republicans – support the regulation and retail sale of marijuana in Colorado,...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Edibles Review: Incredibles Mikiba Bar

Edibles Review: Incredibles Mikiba Bar

One of the most interesting new edibles I’ve seen recently in Colorado dispensaries has been the Incredibles Mikiba Bar. With several grams of protein, fiber and actual...
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