Musician Lucinda Williams has garnered a passionate following over the years, and her fandom extends into the cannabis industry with a namesake weed strain.
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A California couple is hoping their harrowing experience will serve as a warning to others that using butane to make honey oil can be extremely dangerous
With two members absent from Tuesday night’s study session, Longmont’s City Council postponed giving the city staff much in the way of even informal directives about policies they’d prefer to pursue to prepare for the possibility that marijuana sales establishments would be allowed to operate in the city.
The reward for two men who killed Marine veteran Travis Mason during a June 2016 attempted robbery at an Aurora marijuana shop has been increased to $55,000.
Commentary: Supporters of Amendment 64 did a fantastic job of leveraging public schools as a method to pass their initiative. In reality, marijuana taxes have provided very little financial impact for schools.
While training programs exist for budtending, there is no national licensing standard for people who sell marijuana in dispensaries.
A man seeking medical help at the Belmar ER in Lakewood Wednesday brought along a trash bag filled with marijuana.
Cannabis connoisseurs have been saying for years that marijuana is a safer recreational substance than alcohol. Now they can use the DEA to back up their argument.
A professor well-versed in patent law explores the conflicts of protection for cannabis products as the marijuana industry and medical research expand
“I don’t care where the money comes from, if we get a new school, I’m for it,” said Hayley Whitehead, a Deer Trail graduate who works as the district’s administrative assistant.
CW Hemp CEO Joel Stanley: “The DEA’s opinions are needlessly causing panic and fear.”
Green Dragon dispensary has been granted a license to sell recreational marijuana in Telluride. The town’s four existing pot shops aren’t thrilled.
Denver’s top licensing official unveiled final rules for a pilot program to allow patrons of some businesses to use marijuana in a social setting.
Officials found two illegal marijuana grows, with more than 7,400 plants, on San Isabel National Forest land. Investigators were tipped off by a hiker who stumbled upon the grows in the Huckleberry Hills area northwest of Rye.
A 21-year-old Colorado Springs man who blew up his home’s laundry room after brewing hash oil with a butane burner still needed a license to “manufacture” the oil after Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled.
Whether you live in a cannabis-friendly state or you’re visiting one, there are some important things to remember when traveling with marijuana.
Dan Volpe fought for nearly a year to win final approval to open a pot shop in the bud-bereft town of Winter Park. Now he’s ready to open in the Valley Hi Motel.
In the 1930s – just as singer Ella Fitzgerald was getting her start – jazz was under fire for its purported ties to drug culture.
Op-ed on the opioid crisis and a cannabis crackdown: President Trump pledged to end America’s “terrible drug epidemic.” What his administration has done about it so far is useless or worse.
Former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox, delivered a keynote address to a crowd full of cannabis industry businesses at the Cannabis Summit in California.
A new study suggests cannabis consumers tend to enjoy higher incomes, higher rates of volunteering, greater enthusiasm for spending time outdoors and more satisfaction with life in general.
At a public hearing on social marijuana use in Denver, businesses and residents clashed over alcohol, cannabis odors, visibility and protecting children.
A veteran’s op-ed on cannabis and PTSD: “It’s time we are provided with a means to heal ourselves and become ‘mission ready’ for the next chapters in our lives.”
You’d expect a lot of buzz at a massive marijuana trade show. Over the weekend at the High Times Nor Cal Cannabis Cup, the leaf was celebrated in hundreds of product booths hawking everything from vape cartridges and hash oil presses to cannabis infused cotton candy and joints rolled in the shape of a tyrannosaurus rex.
Federal officials have seized 1,000 bags from Boulder-based Stashlogix after identifying the product — lockable, odor-blocking containers used to store marijuana or other medications — as drug paraphernalia.
With an eye toward multi-million dollar projects the town has kicked down the road, Milliken officials Thursday made their best pitch for weed sales during a community forum.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has until Friday at 5 p.m. to decide whether to sign, veto or pass on legislation without his signature, and two bills — one of which is highly contentious — remain.
In Frisco, Colorado, the gap in sales taxes collected by the town on marijuana and liquor has been steadily narrowing since recreational legalization took hold in January 2014.
The Secret Service, tasked with protecting the president’s life, is hoping to grow their ranks by loosening their marijuana policy.
Shortly after Golden State steamrolled Cleveland for a second straight time in the 2017 NBA Finals Sunday night, ESPN senior writer Mike Wise tweeted that the Cavs locker room had a “strong reefer aroma to it.”
Lynnette Shaw, the self-styled godmother of medical marijuana dispensaries in California, announced that she will reopen her medical cannabis dispensary in Fairfax.
Californians localities that have reaped the most from medical cannabis sales may be best positioned for a billion-dollar windfall in recreational sales.
Changing perceptions of marijuana and possible job and tax money losses could thwart Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ plans to crack down on the drug, two former U.S. attorneys said Thursday at a pro-marijuana gathering in Aspen.
Riverside, California has been working to eradicate medical marijuana dispensaries since banning them in 2007, and they have apparently now succeeded.
Several families were on hand for the Cannabis and Children panel discussion at the first-ever World Medical Cannabis Conference in Pittsburgh.
This year’s Chalice festival is bringing some big names to its Southern California event celebrating cannabis culture. Ice Cube, Thievery Corporation, Cypress Hill, Ludacris and Sound Tribe Sector 9 are among the headliners for the three-day festival, which will take place July 7-9 at the High Desert Event Center in Victorville.
A Mexican man who paid his debt to smugglers by working a marijuana farm hidden in the San Isabel National Forest has been sentenced to one year in federal prison.
A major study of over 150,000 participants will explore the effectiveness of CBD-only cannabis products as an alternative to prescribed medication.
Trump’s entire administration can be understood through the lens of his weird, consistent, unwavering adherence to a 1980s concept: the War on Drugs.
Adding cannabis to everything from iced coffee to breath mints, local startups are jockeying for a bite of California’s growing marijuana edibles market as the state gears up to allow recreational pot sales. The industry that barely existed 10 years ago — apart from a few bakers making pot brownies…
The Steel City played host to the first ever World Medical Cannabis Conference and Expo inside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Friday and Saturday.
Four former NFL athletes, including former Eagles offensive guard Todd Herremans, came out of the “green closet” to voice their support for medical marijuana during the first-ever World Medical Cannabis Conference and Expo in Pittsburgh recently.
People are naturally intrigued to learn that cannabis entrepreneur Shane Terry was once an actual Top Gun fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force.
Experts at the first-ever World Medical Cannabis Conference in Pittsburgh recently looked at what role medical marijuana can play in helping to bring the opioid epidemic.
Fueled by the dream of marijuana riches, Salinas Valley, once the heart of the nation’s flower-growing business, has moved on to a new crop: cannabis.
Sessions’ new order, among other things, created a wave of uncertainty in the medical marijuana industry and could factor heavily into the NFL Players Association’s effort to change the league’s approach to marijuana use among players.
Canada and Mexico are positioned to unlock the multi-billion-dollar cannabis industry, leaving behind the United States, with its policy of prohibition.
Durango, Colorado residents pushed back on Fox News’ recent portrayal of the town as “overrun by panhandlers,” thanks, in part, to legalized marijuana.
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