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An Agate man has been convicted of murder in the shooting death of a partner in a marijuana grow operation. Shawn Geerdes, 48, was convicted Wednesday by an Elbert County jury, according to a district attorney’s office news release. Geerdes was also convicted of second-degree arson and of setting a wildfire.…
A medical marijuana user objects to reporter Bruce Finley’s use of the phrase “dope growers” in a recent article published in the Denver Post.
Denver Water is asking for state permission to expand the uses of recycled water — to include irrigating crops such as marijuana and flushing toilets.
Cancer patients are using medical marijuana as part of their treatment, and researchers are working to discover how cannabis affects cancer.
Lawmakers are in a mad dash to correct an error in a recently passed law that is slicing off hundreds of thousands of dollars a month in Colorado pot tax revenue for several well-known Colorado institutions, including the Regional Transportation District, the Denver Zoo and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
A Denver grand jury has indicted 62 people accused in a marijuana trafficking organization that reaped millions of dollars by illegally growing pot and then selling it out of state over a period of four years.
Denver Post editorial: State attorneys general are right to question whether prescription drug makers were cynical in promoting their medicines.
A Kentucky man was arrested for telling an undercover federal agent that he wanted 10 pounds of weed, plus an ounce of meth and an ounce of cocaine.
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is joining a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general across the country that is investigating whether, and possibly how, drug manufacturers broke any laws in marketing opioids.
Denver Post editorial: Colorado’s efforts to ensure its cannabis industry remains above suspicion suffered a blow. Officials need to act quickly to ensure our regulatory system is beyond reproach.
The Colorado Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal by Adams County over the validity of its recreational marijuana tax in three of its cities, raising questions about the fate of the nearly $2 million the county has brought in over the last two years from the levy.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday signed into law a controversial bill that changes how state law enforcement seize money and property suspected of being linked to crimes, despite pressure from Colorado sheriffs and police chiefs who say the measure will hurt investigations.
Law enforcement in Colorado say hundreds of thousands of dollars a year could be lost if the governor signs legislation that changes how police seize money and property suspected of being tied to illegal activity.
The NFL Players’ Association proposal to alter the league’s substance-abuse policy and take a more “lenient” approach to marijuana will seek involvement from players’ families, too.
Cannabis cultivation, a driver of the industrial real estate market recovery, shows signs of stabilizing after Denver’s decision to cap the number of grow operations in the city.
The DEA says that in Colorado, law breakers are hiding in plain sight as they grow high-quality marijuana and ship it to states where weed remains illegal.
The organizer of Denver’s 4/20 rally in Civic Center filed an appeal on Friday of the city’s three-year ban, which was imposed after complaints about noise, trash, security, health and other issues.
Denver officials released rules for social marijuana use Thursday — and they likely will register objections in coming weeks from backers of last fall’s voter Initiative 300.
The question about where you can consume marijuana in Colorado continues to stress lawmakers, even as the state approaches five years of legalization.
In last-minute negotiations between Colorado lawmakers on a major spending bill, a dubious budget-fixer has emerged: an increase in marijuana taxes.
Eben Britton, former NFL lineman and now staunch advocate for marijuana as an alternative pain-killer, had hoped the league and its commissioner had changed its view on the substance.
Investigators say a man who blamed an explosion at his Pueblo County home Tuesday on someone putting “a stick of dynamite in his refrigerator” was arrested after deputies discovered evidence the blast was caused by hash oil production.
Op-ed by Robert J. Corry Jr., general counsel to the Denver 420 Rally, responding to criticism by Denver’s Mayor, the Denver Post and others.
Two Colorado communities, Aurora and Thornton, use a points-based systems of awarding recreational marijuana licenses that is running into legal hot water.
Denver Post op-ed: Organizers, and too many participants, of Denver’s 4/20 cannabis celebration last week made a mess of things in more ways than one.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has ordered a city review into rampant fence-hopping at a 4/20 event and slow trash cleanup afterward that left Civic Center in a “disrespectful state.”
Denver marijuana licensees next week can begin keeping their stores open until 10 p.m. — a move the industry says will help it compete with businesses in some neighboring cities.
The last-ditch attempt came on the same day the International Church of Cannabis was set to open its doors in Denver.
420 celebrations are bigger than ever, and organizers hope that this year, especially, rallies will bring a renewed commitment to activism.
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