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Pharmaceutical CBD bill heads to Colorado governor

A bill that creates a lane for the prescribing of FDA-approved CBD medicines in Colorado is now on the road to the governor’s desk. Members of the Colorado Senate on Tuesday morning unanimously passed House Bill 1187, which would allow

Denver 4/20 begins with good vibes and cannabis camaraderie

With many sporting tie-dye gear, pot-leaf garlands and wide grins, thousands of revelers began pouring into Denver’s Civic Center park on Friday for the annual 4/20 celebration in the de facto capital of cannabis. “It’s the only holiday we like,”

Yoga, parkour and more security: New Denver 4/20 event organizer seeks to turn over new leaf

For more than a decade, Denver city officials have winced as they’ve watched puffs of marijuana smoke rise above Civic Center park during 4/20 gatherings at the symbolically important time of 4:20 p.m. After the legalization of recreational marijuana took

Live coverage from 4/20 in Colorado, from the block to the Capitol

Here’s how people are celebrating and commemorating April 20, 2018, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday, across Colorado — and all the way to Capitol Hill. From the Mile High 420 Festival to 420 On the Block, our reporters and photographers

Cannabis industry not king in Colorado economy: new report

Colorado’s marijuana industry is booming and boisterous, but the burgeoning business sector is a mere blip on the state’s broader employment and revenue picture. Denver-based economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City this week published a snapshot of

Colorado marijuana delivery bill snuffed

Efforts to test drive cannabis delivery in Colorado stalled out in a state legislative committee. Members of the Senate Judiciary committee on Wednesday voted 3 to 2 to kill House Bill 1092, which sought to create a marijuana delivery pilot

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

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

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

Denver wants to raise retail marijuana taxes to boost affordable housing fund

Denver marijuana buyers would help pay for an expansion of Denver’s 10-year, $150 million affordable housing fund under a plan that includes borrowing to amp up apartment production. Mayor Michael Hancock and other city officials have been under pressure from

Trump says he’ll support protections for legal marijuana. Here’s what politicians and cannabis insiders are saying.

Politicians and cannabis industry insiders, alike, were surprised Monday morning by Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he has struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference. In a statement that

Sen. Cory Gardner says Trump has agreed to support state-legal marijuana protections

Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner says he struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference. As part of the deal, the Republican senator agreed to lift his blockade on U.S. Department of

Marijuana and pizza entrepreneur has raised more than $100,000 to challenge Denver’s mayor in the 2019 election

Kayvan Khalatbari, a longtime marijuana industry entrepreneur, has built up fundraising momentum in his bid to take on Denver Mayor Michael Hancock in the 2019 election, according to his latest campaign finance report. Khalatbari raised $69,569 in the first three months of

New Colorado border-town marijuana dispensary concerns Utah officials

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah officials are wary after the first marijuana shop opened in the tiny town of Dinosaur, Colorado, just a few miles from the state line. Utah Highway Patrol Lt. Todd Royce reminded residents of Utah, where

Colorado towns back ballot questions on marijuana business

NATURITA — Voters in a western Colorado town have approved allowing a variety of marijuana businesses, including stores for medical and adult-use recreational products, manufacturing facilities and cultivation facilities. Naturita voters also approved a municipal sales tax on those businesses

Colorado starts “Cannabis Conversation” to drive honest dialogue about marijuana use behind the wheel

Amid a rise in Colorado auto fatalities involving marijuana, state transportation officials are surveying thousands of residents this year to better understand public attitudes toward driving under the influence of pot, with the hopes of blunting the increasingly deadly trend.

Police still hush, hush on marijuana store burglary in Colorado mountain town

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs police still are not releasing any details related to a March 4 burglary at the Billo marijuana store. Plywood covers a window Monday at the Billo marijuana store in the Curve Plaza commercial center in

Restrictions on marijuana business marketing may be loosened in Colorado city

Published: Mar 19, 2018, 12:18 pm • Updated: Mar 19, 2018, 12:18 pm By Alex Burness, Boulder Daily Camera Boulder, Colo., is eyeing a series of changes to its marijuana regulations, including one that would allow cannabis businesses to give

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