Colorado Medical Marijuana News
August 5th, 2014DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Three people from Texas are accused of stealing pot in two separate robberies of Colorado medical marijuana dispensaries.
July 31st, 2014Denver, CO: The passage of state laws legalizing the physician-recommended possession and consumption of cannabis by qualified patients has not led to an increase in adolescents' use of the plant, according to a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research - a non-partisan research organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
July 31st, 2014Authorities in the Mile-High City are wondering if their state's recent embrace of legalized marijuana is responsible for a spike in the city's homeless population.
July 31st, 2014GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Marijuana can go in more than brownies and cookies. And the dizzying variety of foods that can be infused with the drug is complicating matters for Colorado regulators who want to make sure pot-infused edibles and drinks won't be confused with regular foods.
July 31st, 2014Colorado and Washington are blazing the trail, the first states to legalize recreational pot. But one thing remains the same on this new frontier – the muddled, sometimes contradictory, stand on marijuana from the Obama administration.
July 31st, 2014DENVER – Alarmed by booming sales of highly potent edible marijuana products, Colorado regulators have drafted an emergency rule making it easier for new users to tell how much pot they’re eating.
July 31st, 2014WASHINGTON — With acceptance of marijuana use growing nationally, a panel of U.S. House lawmakers on Thursday tried to figure out how authorities could better police the nation’s highways, railways and airways for the threat posed by the potential of more “drugged drivers.”
July 30th, 2014The U.S. federal government stubbornly continues to classify marijuana as a Schedule I substance with no known medical uses. However, while our government blocks all research on the potential benefits of marijuana, clinical studies in Israel, Spain and elsewhere confirm what patients in the 23 U.S. states with medical marijuana programs already know: it is a miraculous treatment option for many known diseases. It has the potential to mitigate, and sometimes reverse, ailments ranging from ...
July 29th, 2014Three medical marijuana caregivers are ready to open a shop for their patients now that the Ferndale City Council has approved their plan. Adam Applebaum, CEO of Meridian Wellness, told city council members he and two other caregivers will service up to five patients each, as allowed under the state’s medical marijuana law.
July 21st, 2014A majority of Colorado voters still support marijuana legalization but said its use should be confined to homes and members-only clubs, a poll by Quinnipiac University found.
Colorado: Limit Marijuana To Home, Members-Only Clubs, Colorado Voters Tell Quinnipiac University Poll; 50% Back Supreme Court On Contraception
July 21st, 2014Marijuana use should be legal in members-only clubs, Colorado voters say 66 - 29 percent, but not in bars and clubs and entertainment venues, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
July 19th, 2014DENVER — Like the glint of gold or rumors of oil in ages past, the advent of legal, recreational marijuana is beginning to reshape economies in Colorado and Washington State.
July 16th, 2014Rental car workers at Denver International Airport say pot tourists are regularly leaving them with marijuana that travelers don’t want to try to carry through DIA.
July 14th, 2014Marijuana sales are legal in Colorado and Washington, and medical marijuana is allowed by 23 states and the District of Columbia. But marijuana-store owners in Colorado can't find banks that will work with them because federal laws and regulations could lead to money laundering charges against bankers and retailers.
July 11th, 2014The lines started forming during the week of the Food & Wine Classic and haven’t slowed down since then. Aspen’s recreational marijuana shops have been booming since the tourist season kicked into high gear in June.
July 10th, 2014DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too.
July 9th, 2014Though the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington is causing complications for HR departments, industry experts say it’s not having a big impact on insurance and premiums — at least not yet.
July 9th, 2014CANON CITY — Fremont County commissioners on Tuesday passed medical marijuana licensing regulations they hope will be a good compromise between growers and Penrose residents.
July 9th, 2014Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Colorado's first three months of recreational marijuana sales, while previous pot market studies relied on survey responses because the drug is illegal.
July 9th, 2014Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too. Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Colorado's first three months of recreational marijuana sales, while previous pot market studies relied on survey responses because the drug is illegal.