PHOTOS: Action Bronson headlines 420 On the Block

PHOTOS: Action Bronson headlines 420 On the Block

Action Bronson warmed the crowd like a dab when he took the stage at 420 On the Block, the highlight of a wild three-day 4/20 festival at the Fox Street Compound. The snowy More »

Colorado senators throw their support behind Majority Leader McConnell’s hemp bill

Colorado senators throw their support behind Majority Leader McConnell’s hemp bill

The U.S. senators from cannabis-friendly Colorado are formally supporting a federal push to legalize hemp. Sens. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, and Cory Gardner, a Republican, signed on as co-sponsors of the Hemp More »

Op ed: What’s up with politicians suddenly embracing marijuana?

Op ed: What’s up with politicians suddenly embracing marijuana?

It’s not just because it’s 4/20 – though that contributed to at least one major senator’s announcement that he’s come around to the idea of decriminalizing marijuana. Marijuana legalization advocates say they’ve More »

Aspen to get two new marijuana shops competing in Durant Mall

Aspen to get two new marijuana shops competing in Durant Mall

Aspen’s Wild West of marijuana shops is about to get wilder. Two established purveyors of cannabis — Euflora, based in the Denver area, and The Green Joint out of Glenwood Springs with More »

PHOTOS: Lil Wayne, Lil Jon headline Mile High 420 Fest

PHOTOS: Lil Wayne, Lil Jon headline Mile High 420 Fest

The rain didn’t stop Lil Wayne and Lil Jon from performing at the well-executed Mile High 420 Fest on April 20, 2018 at Civic Center Park. Pepe Breton of Euflora dispensary lead the More »

PHOTOS: Denver celebrates 4/20

PHOTOS: Denver celebrates 4/20

This year, the cannabis industry has taken control of the annual 4/20 event in Denver’s Civic Center Park for the first time — organized by Euflora, a growing chain of dispensaries that More »

PHOTOS: Marijuana dispensary comes to NYC’s Fifth Avenue, just in time for 4/20

PHOTOS: Marijuana dispensary comes to NYC’s Fifth Avenue, just in time for 4/20

Weed – legal weed, that is — has come to midtown Manhattan.Cannabis retailer MedMen opened its first dispensary in the city Friday as part of a bold bet on growth in the More »

Cannabis Trade Federation forms in wake of Gardner-Trump marijuana deal

Cannabis Trade Federation forms in wake of Gardner-Trump marijuana deal

Two cannabis organizations are coalescing to further legalization causes on Capitol Hill. Lobbying firm New Federalism Fund and business organization American Trade Association of Cannabis and Hemp announced plans to unite their More »

 

Munchies guide: 7 places with 4/20 restaurant deals in the Mile High City

Ah, April 20 — the day Denver is hazy with a cloud of marijuana smoke and becomes a different sort of Mile High City. Our own local holiday offers plenty of special deals for those who have the munchies after

Texas voters support legal marijuana: new Quinnipiac poll

Lone Star State voters support legal marijuana almost 2-1, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll. By a margin of 61 – 34 percent Texas voters favor allowing adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use, according

This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station

An unusual pair showed up in the pre-dawn hours at Fire Station 82 in Wayne Township, Indiana, last week. Repeatedly pressing the doorbell was a frantic woman. In her arms was a furry, masked animal that firefighters later described as

Rep. Earl Blumenauer delivers the Cannabis State of the Union 2018

Editor’s Note: In advance of 4/20, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore. and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, released the following statement, published here in full, addressing his views on the state of marijuana in America. For the two decades after

Police suspect FSU QB Deondre Francois of selling marijuana out of his apartment. He wasn’t.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Deondre Francois became the subject of a two-month drug investigation after Tallahassee police received a tip and believed the Florida State quarterback possessed marijuana with the intent to sell, according to a search warrant obtained by the

GW Pharmaceuticals’ CEO talks Epidiolex, future of cannabidiol medicine

This is a make-or-break spring for GW Pharmaceuticals and its billion-dollar investment in a cannabidiol-based drug. The London-based firm aims to develop the first FDA-approved medicine from plant-derived cannabis compounds. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration could decide as early as

Don’t drive high this 4/20: discounted Lyft and Uber rides, cops out in “full force”

As prices surge, holiday weekends = weekends that Uber and Lyft rob America. With police out in full force this 4/20 weekend, a safe ride is 100 percent worth the cost — and the two car rideshare giants are taking

No, Colorado McDonald’s are not converting PlayPlaces into marijuana lounges

DENVER — McDonald’s PlayPlaces aren’t becoming pot places, not even in Colorado, the first state with legal recreational marijuana sales. The fast-food company said there is no truth to a report on social media that 15 restaurants in the state

178 fake IDs taken since January 2017 from Breckenridge marijuana shops

Breckenridge pot shops are a bad place to try your luck with a fake ID, but plenty of underage tourists still haven’t gotten the memo. There have been 178 fake ID cases originating from Breckenridge marijuana shops since Jan. 2017,

Recreational Marijuana sales may be coming to Nevada-Utah line

WEST WENDOVER, Nev. — The legal sale of recreational marijuana on the Nevada-Utah line may not be banned after all. The mayor of West Wendover, Nevada is using his veto power to put the question back on the table. The

These 5 California high school stoners claim to have invented 4/20

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That’s the numerical code for marijuana’s high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot’s enduring and universal slang for smoking. Festivities are planned worldwide, culminating with a synchronized smoke

Ann Arbor imposes moratorium on new marijuana dispensaries

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ann Arbor is temporarily halting new medical marijuana dispensaries after recently receiving more than 30 permit applications to operate in the city. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to impose a 60-day moratorium on issuing new

MassRoots reports net loss of $44 million in 2017

The storms MassRoots weathered in 2017 have set the marijuana tech firm adrift in a $44 million sea of red. A review of MassRoots Inc.’s annual filing made Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission provides a portrait of

Maine lawmakers send marijuana sales bill to Gov. LePage. He’s vowed to veto it.

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Legislators in Maine have sent a compromise bill governing marijuana retail sales to Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who has vowed to veto it. The Senate gave final approval to the bill Tuesday. LePage recently said he’d

Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The push for legalized marijuana has moved into Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country, further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States. If the

Coffee, tea and dissolvable THC? The world is your edible (review)

In a highly competitive retail cannabis edible industry, saying “the consumer can have it all” is only cliché until you meet Stillwater. With the Denver-based company’s new water-soluble THC and CBD powder, consumers are invited to sprinkle a dash cannabis

Trump is backing off the marijuana fight. Jeff Sessions has not.

WASHINGTON — Marijuana has enjoyed some head winds lately, even as regulating it faces an uncertain future in the Trump administration. Over the past week, Trump promised not to go after marijuana suppliers and users who are obeying their state

Alaska House votes to limit access to marijuana convictions

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska House has passed legislation restricting access to records showing past convictions for simple marijuana possession. The measure is sponsored by Democratic Rep. Harriet Drummond. She says Alaskans should not be passed up for jobs or

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