Colorado Medical Marijuana News

Colorado: Colorado Funds Study On Marijuana For PTSD

Military Times

January 11th, 2015
The state of Colorado awarded a $2 million grant for research on the effectiveness of marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress, giving hope to backers of a federally approved study that the research will begin.

Colorado: Gold Helmet Winner Nick Brown Finds His Calling With Pot Legalization

The Denver Post

January 10th, 2015
Nick Brown hates marijuana, as in the reference, not the plant. It's a slang term, he insists, and doesn't accurately depict his beloved cannabis. The 32-year-old has had unwavering faith in it since he was a youth and only within the past historic year in Colorado has he been able to be open about it.

Colorado: Expert Talks Marijuana Use At Educational Program

Sterling Journal-Advocate

January 10th, 2015
STERLING — A free educational program about marijuana use, Colorado's marijuana laws and the risks to youth and children drew a crowd to Sterling Middle School's auditorium Thursday evening.

Colorado: Weed 101 - Colorado Tries 'Neighborly' Pot Education

San Mateo Daily Journal

January 6th, 2015
DENVER — Colorado is taking a novel approach to marijuana education - not telling people to avoid the drug, just to use it safely. State health officials announced a new $5.7 million campaign Monday. The ads are different from previous pot-education efforts because they don't demonize the drug.

Colorado: New Reports Give Conflicting Takes On Colorado Marijuana Legalization

The Denver Post

January 6th, 2015
The number of people being charged for marijuana possession in Colorado has cratered, while the number of people cited for using marijuana in public has skyrocketed.

Colorado: 5 Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse

San Francisco Chronicle

January 6th, 2015
DENVER (AP) — An inaugural celebration highlights the first full week of work for the Colorado Legislature. Here's a look at what to expect:

Colorado: Medical Marijuana Business Licenses Before Board Of Fremont County Commissioners

Canon City Daily Record

January 4th, 2015
The Board of Fremont County Commissioners will have a special meeting at 9:30 a.m. today to consider county medical marijuana licenses for four existing state-licensed operations.

Colorado: Colorado To Debate Role Of Medical Pot In 2015

San Francisco Chronicle

January 3rd, 2015
DENVER (AP) — Just as Colorado is settling in for a second year of recreational marijuana sales, state lawmakers have some big decisions to make about its older cousin, the medical marijuana market.

Colorado: Legal Weed Brings Tax Boost, But It's Modest

San Jose Mercury News

January 2nd, 2015
DENVER (AP) — To see the tax implications of legalizing marijuana in Colorado, there's no better place to start than an empty plot of land on a busy thoroughfare near downtown Denver.

Colorado: Medical Marijuana A Challenge For Legal Pot States

The San Diego Union-Tribune

January 2nd, 2015
A year into the nation's experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana or even outright black market sales.

Colorado: Legal Weed Brings Tax Boost, But It's Modest

San Jose Mercury News

January 2nd, 2015
DENVER (AP) — To see the tax implications of legalizing marijuana in Colorado, there's no better place to start than an empty plot of land on a busy thoroughfare near downtown Denver.

Colorado: All Is Not Groovy In States With Legal Pot

The Pioneer Press

January 2nd, 2015
SEATTLE -- A year into the nation's experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana or even outright black-market sales.

Colorado: Business News Digest

Columbus CEO

January 2nd, 2015
A year into the nation's experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana or even outright black market sales.

Colorado: Pot Use Among Soldiers In Colorado, Washington Is Down, Study Shows

The Gazette

January 1st, 2015
Fewer soldiers are testing positive for marijuana in two states where recreational use of the drug is legal, an Army study of the issue obtained by The Gazette has found.

Colorado: New Year Brings New Restriction On Medical Marijuana Enforcement

Press-Telegram

January 1st, 2015
A single paragraph on the 88th page of the 701-page spending bill passed by Congress last month contains language that may signal a de-escalation of the federal government’s war on medical marijuana.

Colorado: 2014 - The Year In Review - NORML's Top 10 Events That Shaped Marijuana Policy

NORML News

December 30th, 2014
Voters in Oregon and Alaska decided on Election Day in favor of statewide initiatives legalizing the commercial production and sale of marijuana for adults, while voters in the nation's capitol and in numerous other cities nationwide similarly decided on local measures to eliminate marijuana possession penalties.

Colorado: Denver Shelters Cite Legal Pot In Homeless Upswing

Fremont Tribune

December 24th, 2014
DENVER (AP) — Chris Easterling was sick of relying on drug dealers in Minneapolis when he needed marijuana to help ease the pain of multiple sclerosis. They were flaky, often leaving the homeless man without the drug when he needed relief the most.

Colorado: Proposal Seeks Gun Permits For Colorado Pot Users

San Francisco Chronicle

December 23rd, 2014
DENVER (AP) — Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational marijuana sales. Now the state's voters may consider a ballot measure to allow pot smokers to carry a concealed firearm.

Colorado: Fremont County Hires Marijuana/Alcohol Enforcement

Canon City Daily Record

December 23rd, 2014
Residents in the western end of Fremont County for months have expressed concern to the Board of Fremont County Commissioners about alleged illegal marijuana grow operations close to their homes.

Colorado: Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

The San Diego Union-Tribune

December 17th, 2014
DENVER (AP) — Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential.