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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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September 8, 2014
09/08/2014
For-Profit Institutions Ineligible to Receive Medical Marijuana Research Grants

For-Profit Institutions Ineligible to Receive Medical Marijuana Research Grants

According to the Denver Post, for-profit companies will not be awarded funding for state-supported medical marijuana research, under the terms of the grant program released Wednesday. However, for-profit...
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September 8, 2014
09/08/2014
How to Get an Employee Badge at the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division

How to Get an Employee Badge at the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division

With so much interest from around the country about the legal cannabis shops and how to get in on the action, it’s not at all surprising that...
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September 5, 2014
09/05/2014
Legal Pot, Murky Jobs: Marijuana Laws Put Workers in Tough Spot

Legal Pot, Murky Jobs: Marijuana Laws Put Workers in Tough Spot

Federal law still considers marijuana as a dangerous drug, so prosecutors could easily bring drug-trafficking charges against anyone whose salary is paid by taxes collected on legal...
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September 5, 2014
09/05/2014
Concern Over Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Research Grant Program

Concern Over Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Research Grant Program

According to a Denver Post story, Colorado is scheduled to begin administering significant funding for the largest ever state-supported medical marijuana research grant program starting in early 2015. It is anticipated...
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September 4, 2014
09/04/2014
Black Hawk Helicopter Airlifts Marijuana Out of Illegal Boulder County Grow

Black Hawk Helicopter Airlifts Marijuana Out of Illegal Boulder County Grow

A Black Hawk helicopter on loan from the Army National Guard made three trips in and out of the Boulder County foothills Tuesday, hauling dug-up marijuana plants...
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September 3, 2014
09/03/2014
Colorado’s ‘Don’t Be a Lab Rat’ Campaign Suspended in Boulder

Colorado’s ‘Don’t Be a Lab Rat’ Campaign Suspended in Boulder

One of the latest campaigns to try to dissuade children from trying marijuana is the “Don’t Be a Lab Rat” campaign, which has set up giant “rat”...
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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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