Colorado lawmakers will be called back early next month for a special session to fix a small but significant error made in 2017 funding legislation.
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has called for a legislative special session to fix an error affecting significant marijuana tax revenue disbursements.
Excess marijuana tax proceeds would provide $10 million for transportation projects, park and recreation center fixes, and a new “community budgeting” program next year under a $2 billion budget proposal unveiled Tuesday by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.
Denver Post editorial: Hemp as a crop holds boundless promise for farmers and doesn’t get anyone high, so why is the federal government holding back on hemp farming?
An Elbert County man was sentenced Tuesday to 144 years in prison for killing his former marijuana business partner and then setting a wildfire about 100 miles from the slaying to try and cover up his crime.
Denver Post editorial: While we wait for science to better measure impairment, lawmakers should consider revisiting laws, perhaps making offenses that involve both marijuana and alcohol impairment more severe
The evolving science of testing for marijuana, and the lack of consensus over what to make of the results in determining impairment, is a defining feature of the drug.
The number of drivers involved in fatal crashes in Colorado testing positive for marijuana use has risen sharply every year since 2013 and potency levels in driver testing also are rising — coinciding with the advent of recreational marijuana in Colorado.
Thieves smashed a vehicle into a Colorado Springs marijuana dispensary early Friday morning to gain entry and then took as much product as they could before making their getaway.
But the initial batch of license requests for the first-of-its-kind program may not come in immediately, given the extensive process required to apply.
Cannabis consumers in the metro area are getting more and more hours to buy their weed, with Northglenn on Monday becoming the latest city to extend the closing time for pot shops.
The Colorado High Yield Fund, based in Longmont, makes no mention of the past legal problems of some team members on its website. That website states the fund will “seek to accrue and payout no less than a net 15 percent dividend” to investors.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said marijuana and its potential in treating pain is “a medical issue” the league is interested in researching further.
Colorado law enforcement say they’re seeing more and more houses that have been left with thousands of dollars in damage from marijuana grow operations.
The co-founder of Smart Colorado examines the difference between high-THC marijuana and high CBD strains, like cannabidiol oil for epileptic seizures.
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.
RED OAK, Iowa — Police in southwestern Iowa have arrested a 10-year-old boy and the boy’s mother after officers say the boy tried to sell marijuana to a classmate. Shenandoah radio station KMA-AM reports that officers were called Monday to an elementary school in Red Oak, leading officers to search…
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