Colorado Medical Marijuana News

Colorado: No, Teens Don't Smoke More Pot In Medical Marijuana States

AlterNet

July 30th, 2014
The 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 ...

Colorado: Ferndale OKs Medical Marijuana Shop

The Oakland Press

July 29th, 2014
Three 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.

Colorado: Pots Of Cash Cause Security Concerns

Times Dispatch

July 14th, 2014
Marijuana 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.

Colorado: Marijuana Pricing Wars Heat Up In Aspen

Aspen Times

July 11th, 2014
The 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.

Colorado: Colorado Completes 1st Legal Pot Market Study

San Francisco Chronicle

July 10th, 2014
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too.

Colorado: Insurance Industry Hazy On Pot Legalization

Benefits Pro

July 9th, 2014
Though 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.

Colorado: Fremont County Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

The Pueblo Chieftain

July 9th, 2014
CANON CITY — Fremont County commissioners on Tuesday passed medical marijuana licensing regulations they hope will be a good compromise between growers and Penrose residents.

Colorado: Colorado Completes 1st Legal Pot Market Study

ABC News

July 9th, 2014
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.

Colorado: Colorado Completes 1st Legal Pot Market Study

The Modesto Bee

July 9th, 2014
Colorado 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.

Colorado: There’s More Than One Way To Legalize Marijuana

The Washington Post

July 8th, 2014
Legal sales of recreational marijuana begin in Washington state Tuesday, just seven months after pot went on sale in Colorado. The two states are the first in the nation to regulate and allow sales of the drug for recreational use and, despite their differences, both regulate the new industry in broadly similar ways. Taxes are higher in Washington than in Colorado, and Colorado residents may grow limited amounts at home while Washingtonians cannot. But the differences are of degree, not kind: ...

Colorado: Marijuana Legalization In Colorado - So Far, So Good

San Jose Mercury News

July 6th, 2014
Long a leader in making marijuana mainstream, California is watching Colorado blaze a trail for legalized recreational pot with avid eyes. The mood in Colorado, while not uniformly a Rocky Mountain high, is good. Six months in, few of the predicted problems have materialized, tax revenue and tourism are booming, and public support for legal pot appears to be growing.

Colorado: All Denver Medical-Marijuana Businesses Licensed Or Closed By Deadline

The Denver Post

July 1st, 2014
Denver cannabis authorities had a quiet day Tuesday, as all of the straggling medical-marijuana businesses still needing a license either got one or closed by the July 1 deadline.

Colorado: Colorado Recreational Marijuana Industry Begins Major Transformation

The Denver Post

June 30th, 2014
Only six months old, Colorado's recreational marijuana industry starts a transformation Tuesday that could add hundreds of new pot businesses to the state and reconfigure the market's architecture.

Colorado: Lawmakers In 11 States Approve Low-THC Medical Marijuana Bills

The Denver Post

June 30th, 2014
Spurred by the stories of epileptic children being treated in Colorado with cannabis oil, lawmakers across the country this year have made a dramatic change in how they talk about marijuana.

Colorado: Pot Grower Complains About Rules

The Chieftain

June 28th, 2014
Fremont County Commissioners on Thursday delayed passing medical marijuana licensing regulations after hearing comment on the exploding number of grow operations in the Penrose area.

Colorado: Marijuana Food Truck Set To Roll Into Washington State This Weekends

Los Angeles Times

June 27th, 2014
Here's a new twist to the food truck fad: A converted school bus featuring marijuana-infused sandwiches and other treats is set to open for business in Washington state this weekend.

Colorado: Board Of Fremont County Commissioners Tables Vote On Medical Marijuana Regulations

Canon City Daily Record

June 26th, 2014
About 50 people attended a special meeting of the Board of Fremont County Commissioners on Thursday to discuss proposed regulations for Fremont County medical marijuana business licenses.

Colorado: No Colorado Marijuana Stores Found Selling To Minors In Police Checks

The Denver Post

June 26th, 2014
Police have so far sanctioned no recreational marijuana stores for selling to minors during underage compliance stings across the state, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue.

Colorado: Board Of Fremont County Commissioners Meeting To Address Medical Pot Regulations

Canon City Daily Record

June 24th, 2014
The Board of Fremont County Commissioners will have a public hearing during a special board meeting Thursday to discuss proposed Fremont County Medical Marijuana Business Licensing Regulations.

Colorado: County To Host Special Meeting Thursday

Canon City Daily Record

June 24th, 2014
The Board of Fremont County Commissioners will have a special meeting and public hearing at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the County Administration building, 615 Macon Ave., to discuss proposed Fremont County Medical Marijuana Business Licensing Regulations.