City police in Colorado invaded a woman’s privacy by bringing along a TV crew that filmed an abusive home raid on her medical marijuana plants, for which she has a permit, she claims in Federal Court. Thornton police had a search warrant, but it did not authorize them to... Read More »
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Whew. The 2013 Cannabis Cup, presented by High Times and featuring the first “legal” cannabis competition in the United States, took place this past weekend in Denver. Personally, it was a great weekend because The Cup was the perfect opportunity to meet lots of great people, sample some amazing meds, and... Read More »
As much as I love the cannabis scene home in the Bay Area, three of us were lucky enough to travel and spend this historic 420 weekend in Denver. Being in Colorado to celebrate its first 420 since passing Amendment 64, was both a blast and a privilege. My only regret is... Read More »
Saturday afternoon at the Denver 420 rally in Civic Center Park was really a lot of fun, until about 5 PM. Crowds of people of all ages and walks of life showed for this year’s festivities, a seemingly more diverse crowd now that marijuana has been legalized in Colorado. You... Read More »
Yesterday’s historic “420″ rally in Denver, the first since Colorado voted to legalize marijuana last fall, was marred and cut short by violence. Two unidentified gunmen shot and wounded three people — two attendees were shot in the leg and were rushed to a nearby hospital with “non-life-threatening-injuries,” and... Read More »
The NORML Women’s Alliance is hosting a wake-n-bake to celebrate the launch their new foundation. Set for April 21st, 2013 in Denver Colorado, the event promises the opportunity to network with some of the nation’s leading movers and shakers in the marijuana law reform movement. Denver is the hot spot... Read More »
Arthur Frommer’s February prediction that pot tours would be a 2013 travel trend appears to be on the mark. My 420 Tours has sold 200 packages for World Cannabis Week in Denver (Apr 17-21) from $499 to $850 for 3-5 days. The tour includes an airport pickup to a “420 friendly hotel” as well as sampling cannabis, happy hour parties, concert and admission to the High Times Cannabis Cup on 4/20 & 21.
Michael Hancock, Denver’s mayor, is urging the city council to adopt a two-year marijuana moratorium on recreational sales. Hancock has also pushed for banning private marijuana clubs in the city, and clearly doesn’t care that the majority of Denver residents voted in favor of Amendment 64.
The International Drug Policy Reform Conference is a biennial event that brings together people from around the world who believe that the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. It brings together over 1,000 attendees representing 30 different countries. StoptheDrugWar.org is a partner in this year’s conference, which... Read More »
According to the budget and finance office of Aurora (a Denver suburb), the city could see millions in revenue from legal marijuana sales. The actual revenue increase will depend on the city’s zoning rules for marijuana stores. If regulated with similar rules to liquor stores, the city could see as many as 80 shops and about $2.7 million in revenue.