Colorado Medical Marijuana News
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 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.
July 8th, 2014Legal 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: ...
July 6th, 2014Long 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.
July 1st, 2014Denver 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.
June 30th, 2014Only 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.
June 30th, 2014Spurred 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.
June 28th, 2014Fremont County Commissioners on Thursday delayed passing medical marijuana licensing regulations after hearing comment on the exploding number of grow operations in the Penrose area.
June 27th, 2014Here'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.
June 26th, 2014About 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.
June 26th, 2014Police 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.
June 24th, 2014The 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.
June 24th, 2014The 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.