Colorado Medical Marijuana News
April 7th, 2014DENVER — It was spring break, and Levy Thamba, a 19-year-old college student from Africa, had checked into a fourth-floor hotel room with three of his buddies. They had come from their small college in Wyoming looking for an adventure.
April 4th, 2014DENVER (AP) — A 25-year-old is shot dead trying to sell marijuana the old-fashioned, illegal way. Two men from Texas set up a warehouse to grow more than they would ever need. And three people buying pot in a grocery store parking lot are robbed at gunpoint.
April 4th, 2014A 25-year-old is shot dead trying to sell marijuana the old-fashioned, illegal way. Two men from Texas set up a warehouse to grow more than they would ever need. And three people buying pot in a grocery store parking lot are robbed at gunpoint.
March 30th, 2014A Colorado marijuana innovation is changing the way lawmakers in even the most conservative parts of the country talk about cannabis and is poised to create a rapid expansion in the number of states that have legalized marijuana in some way.
March 28th, 2014Colorado health officials on Friday announced a new crackdown on medical marijuana patients whose doctors have given them permission to grow more than the standard number of marijuana plants.
March 28th, 2014DENVER — Colorado plans to crack down on medical marijuana patients, state health department authorities announced Friday, saying it would challenge patients and medical pot growers with permission for more than six plants.
March 25th, 2014You’d have to be insane to assume that just because a state like Colorado legalized adult-only possession and use of cannabis, it also would legalize driving under the influence of THC.
March 25th, 2014DENVER — Colorado health authorities on Tuesday revived an attempt to crack down on medical marijuana caregivers by announcing a public meeting to discuss placing limits on the people designated to grow pot for patients.
March 24th, 2014The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that residents there convicted of marijuana possession before recreational weed was legalized may be eligible to have those decisions overturned.
March 20th, 2014As cannabis workers carry cash by the briefcase throughout Colorado, the lack of interest in Washington suggests that a bill to green-light banking practices for the marijuana industry is headed nowhere fast.
March 19th, 2014Colorado resident and medical marijuana patient Brandon Coats, a former telephone operator, was fired by Dish Network in 2010 after testing positive for marijuana use. He has taken his former employer to court throughout the past few years, fighting for his right to compassionate care and right to engage in legal activities while not at work.
March 17th, 2014After medications failed to quiet 2-year-old Grace Burriesci's seizures, her family packed up and moved from New York to Colorado, hoping that a special strain of medical marijuana grown there could help their daughter.
March 15th, 2014While comedians poke fun at Colorado as the Wild West of Weed, law enforcement officials say there’s little evidence anything has changed significantly since marijuana was legalized in the state.
March 14th, 2014Some employers are taking a tougher stance against workers' drug use since recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado, according to a new workplace survey.
March 10th, 2014GREELEY, Colo. — A barber here is refusing to serve customers who smell like smoke — pot smoke — even though marijuana is legal throughout Colorado. And he's legally within his right to discriminate, according to Denver lawyer Scott Robinson.
March 9th, 2014Oh, the joy and heartbreak of being here in Colorado. It is somewhat ironic that the Feds would send me here, to the only state that has made sales of marijuana completely legal, not only for its own citizens but also those just passing through.
March 5th, 2014Cañon City General Government committee members discussed Wednesday the nuts and bolts of regulating retail marijuana if ultimately it's approved.
March 1st, 2014NEWARK — The Scotch Plains family who waged a public fight to change New Jersey law so they could obtain medical marijuana for their severely ill young daughter moved to Colorado on Friday, saying that’s where they’ll find a strain of the drug they hope can save her life.
February 28th, 2014Meghan Wilson is moving to Colorado so she can get medical marijuana for her daughter Vivian who suffers from seizures. Her father Gene Gatens is helping Meghan take her two daughters Adele WIlson 4, and Vivian Gatens 2, with the flight to Denver from Newark Airport in Newark on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. She takes Vivian out of her car seat when they arrive at the airport. Ed Murray/The Star-Ledger
February 27th, 2014COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - A hospital says edible marijuana has contributed to an increasing number of canine medical emergencies. VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital says since January 1 the number of dogs coming in for cannabis-related medical emergencies continue to escalate every week.