Joshua Redman, Nels Cline, Nelson Rangell and more jazz on Denver stages in February

Joshua Redman, Nels Cline, Nelson Rangell and more jazz on Denver stages in February

The good stuff — potentially great stuff — will appear on local stages in early February. In fact, there are a couple of “can’t-miss” shows. Saxophonist Joshua Redman has been receiving accolades More »

You can play ping pong with your favorite Denver Nuggets if you have $150 burning your pocket

You can play ping pong with your favorite Denver Nuggets if you have $150 burning your pocket

A guest snaps a selfie with the Denver Nuggets Cheerleaders at the Denver Nuggets Social on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017. (Jeff Jones, The Know) You ping, Nikola Jokic pongs. Maybe you even beat More »

Sorry, Denver fried chicken lovers: There’s one less spot for top-notch Southern food as LoHi spot shutters

Sorry, Denver fried chicken lovers: There’s one less spot for top-notch Southern food as LoHi spot shutters

Chicken biscuit at Low Country Kitchen. (Laurie Smith, provided by Low Country Kitchen) Denver diners suddenly have one less option when it comes to top-notch fried chicken. That’s following the closure of More »

PHOTOS: Hundreds of dogs celebrate International Golden Retriever Day on Sunday

PHOTOS: Hundreds of dogs celebrate International Golden Retriever Day on Sunday

Dozens of dogs enjoy jumping into the cold waters of Clear Creek after taking part in a large golden retriever gathering on February 3, 2019 in Golden. Hundreds of Golden Retrievers and More »

Colorado Ballet’s colorful “The Wizard of Oz”  hopes to take Denver by storm

Colorado Ballet’s colorful “The Wizard of Oz”  hopes to take Denver by storm

Nicolas Pelletier, Dana Benton, Francisco Estevez and Christophor Moulton in Colorado Ballet’s “The Wizard of Oz,” (Kate Rolston, provided by Colorado Ballet) Turns out, “The Wizard of Oz” truly is great and More »

Sen. Cory Gardner fails to get marijuana reform into criminal justice bill

Sen. Cory Gardner fails to get marijuana reform into criminal justice bill

The federal government won’t be easing its laws on marijuana as part of a criminal justice reform bill that’s expected to pass this week. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, had hoped to More »

Grainwave, a THC-infused nonalcoholic beer, hits dispensary shelves Friday

Grainwave, a THC-infused nonalcoholic beer, hits dispensary shelves Friday

After months of chatter, a booze-free beer promising a different kind of buzz will hit pot shop shelves this week just in time to be a stocking stuffer for select folks age More »

Sen. Cory Gardner tries to attach marijuana measure to criminal justice bill

Sen. Cory Gardner tries to attach marijuana measure to criminal justice bill

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, made a move Monday toward changing federal marijuana law, including letting banks accept money from legal businesses. The Yuma Republican introduced an amendment to the First Step Act, More »

 

Colorado should wipe low-level marijuana convictions clean

Possessing small amounts of marijuana has been legal in Colorado now for six years, and yet convictions still haunt those who got caught with a small amount of pot or paraphernalia before voters approved Amendment 64 in 2012. Slowly laws

Marijuana on your criminal record? Denver will help clear it, mayor says.

Colorado may be the mecca of legal marijuana, but the state’s old drug laws still loom large. More than 10,000 people in Denver alone were convicted of low-level cannabis crimes between 2001 and 2013. Those offenses — such as possessing

“Capitalistic” United States faces Canada fight for cannabis supremacy

A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis supremacy? Businesses in Canada licensed to grow and sell weed have a

Boulder County district attorney wants to toss 4,000 past marijuana convictions

The Boulder County District Attorney’s Office is preparing to vacate and seal thousands of marijuana possession convictions in light of voters legalizing marijuana in 2012. Boulder County Assistant District Attorney Ken Kupfner said the DA’s office took a look back

Recall issued for Boulder-grown marijuana after pesticide residues detected

The Colorado Department of Revenue has issued a safety and health advisory after potentially unsafe pesticide residues were found on certain medical marijuana plant material and products. The revenue department, in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Agriculture and the

Boulder-based Vera aims to take high energy use out of marijuana cultivation equation

Alex Park and his two partners wanted to grow cannabis commercially without using an excessive amount of energy, a problem that has plagued indoor marijuana cultivation. The young entrepreneurs, who have been friends since their days at the University of

Marijuana movement energized with Sessions out as attorney general

He described marijuana as a “very real danger” and has said its effects are “only slightly less awful” than those of heroin. Once, during a drug hearing when he was a senator, he said he wanted to send a clear

Marijuana is getting cheaper. For Colorado and some states, that’s a problem

Wholesale marijuana prices in Colorado have fallen by a third in just the past 12 months, continuing a price crash that began soon after the drug was legalized. Although this implies that some marijuana entrepreneurs are going to go bankrupt,

Gov. John Hickenlooper issues health warning on marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper issued an executive order along with a health and safety advisory Wednesday warning people not to use marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers because the company used unapproved pesticides. The company, which also does business as

First recreational marijuana dispensary opens in Longmont city limits

Legal recreational pot sales within Longmont city limits began Monday morning with Black Hawk resident Tyler Worley’s purchase of 28 pre-rolled joints from Boulder-based Terrapin Care Station at its new store at 650 20th Ave. “That’s pretty cool,” Worley said

Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for illegal marijuana operation in San Isabel National Forest

A federal judge sentenced a 25-year-old man last week to three years in federal prison for growing and intending to sell large quantities of marijuana, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Margarito Yepez-Sanchez, a Mexican living in the United States

Hemp taking off as viable product, and Colorado entrepreneurs are at the forefront of industry

Rianna Meyer doesn’t like talking about herself. When prompted, she ticks off a list of milestones: joining the Air Force, becoming a firefighting captain, finding her way to the Antarctic by way of Thailand. Her words tumble out with quick

Alt-rock icon Dean Ween pitches marijuana-friendly concert venue in downtown Denver

Dean Ween has big plans for Denver. The guitarist, best known for his work in the iconic alt-rock band Ween, hopes to open a Denver concert venue where the audience will be allowed to use marijuana — without hiding from

Edgewater’s $13 million civic center, partly funded by cannabis cash, opens Sunday

EDGEWATER — This weekend, thanks to its bustling marijuana trade, this tiny city on the western shore of Sloan’s Lake will forge a new civic identity with the opening of a $13 million municipal complex complete with library, police station,

Man in Henderson marijuana dispute murder gets life sentence

A man who shot and killed another man in Henderson over a marijuana dispute has been sentenced to life in prison. Christopher Toney, 39, was sentenced Friday in Adams County District Court for the 2017 shooting death of 34-year-old Christopher

Marijuana is emerging among California’s vineyards, offering promise and concern

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, Calif. — It is the fall harvest here in this fertile stretch of oaks and hills that produces some of the country’s best wine. This season, though, workers also are plucking the sticky, fragrant flowers of a

A cannabis Coke and a smile? Colorado companies hoping to tap infused beverage craze

When Coca-Cola publicly announces it is sizing up business opportunities in an industry, people take notice. That was the case in mid September when Coke — the world’s largest beverage company with a market cap north of $211 billion —

Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY — Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative

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