Marijuana plants in various stages of growth fill a room at a warehouse in east Denver in March 2014. (John Leyba, Denver Post file)

Cannabist Show: He’s a marijuana lawyer; He’s pushing for organics

Our guests on The Cannabist Show this week: Marijuana attorney Sean McAllister and Organic Cannabis Association board member Ben Gelt.


From a Sept. 1 report by The Denver Post’s David Migoya and Ricardo Baca:

Denver health officials Tuesday began inspecting and quarantining hundreds of marijuana products because their labels listed pesticides not approved for use on cannabis.

The move comes about six months after the city quarantined 100,000 plants at 11 grow facilities over concerns about pesticides. READ MORE

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From a Sept. 1 report by The Associated Press:

More U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among undergraduates who light up regularly, a study released Tuesday found.

Just under 6 percent of the full-time students in the national survey conducted by University of Michigan researchers for the annual “Monitoring the Future” study reported using pot either every day or at least 20 times in the previous 30 days. READ MORE


Test your knowledge about a notable prison release of a man serving a life sentence for pot, a Colorado marijuana social network making a major stock-market move, plus other questions.

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