The United Nations held a special session on drugs at the General Assembly New York in April, and cannabis industry attorney Christian Sederberg was there.
Cannabis industry attorney Christian Sederberg says Colorado marijuana problems are definitely what he calls “First World marijuana problems.”
Guests: Cannabis industry attorney Christian Sederberg and Denver Post reporter Nicki Jhabvala. Talking NFL, Amendment 64, United Nations drug policy and more.
The way Christian Sederberg sees it, the combination of weed and booze is a “magical cocktail.” And not in a good way. Researchers say doses of alcohol and marijuana that are “insignificant” alone could result in impairment when combined. That’s the “magical cocktail,” and the implications for public safety are worrisome.
The last-ditch attempt came on the same day the International Church of Cannabis was set to open its doors in Denver.
The International Church of Cannabis is setting up shop in a historic Denver building, drawing curiosity and concern ahead of its official opening April 20.
In the first 10 months of 2016, Colorado marijuana shops reached a significant milestone they had barely missed in all of 2015: $1 billion in legal, regulated cannabis sales.
Denver city officials have a lot of questions to sort through as they prepare to issue new social marijuana use permits mandated by the passage of Initiative 300.
The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission chose 15 growers from nearly 150 applicants, and it chose 15 of 124 processors who applied to turn the marijuana plants into pills, oils and other medical products.
Dan K. Morhaim is an ER doctor and lawmaker who is a driving force behind legalizing Maryland medical marijuana. He’s also the clinical director for Doctor’s Orders, a company that is seeking to grow, process and sell medical marijuana.
NORML’s Denver chapter is gathering signatures for private pot clubs; another group proposes “consumption areas” in any business that has neighborhood backing.
A cannabis industry attorney says President Obama was right in a 2014 interview in the New Yorker when he said marijuana was no more dangerous than alcohol.
Featured guests: Christian Sederberg, a cannabis industry attorney who helped draft Colorado’s marijuana legalizing Amendment 64, and Denver Post reporter Nicki Jhabvala, who covers the NFL and other sports. [podcast] LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • Is Colorado fulfilling Amendment 64’s directive: “Regulate marijuana like alcohol?” • What went down at…
Will the NFL cannabis policy ever get more real about THC and CBD? Marijuana industry insiders say yes, change is inevitable.
In the first three months of 2016, Colorado pot shops sold more than $270 million of marijuana and related products, according to new state data.
As legal marijuana has proliferated in Denver, city officials concerned about exposure to children long have tried to keep pot shops at least 1,000 feet from schools. Yet more than two dozen schools in the city now are located closer than that to stores selling medical or recreational marijuana, according to a Denver Post analysis of city data.
$996,184,788 — that’s the final tally for Colorado marijuana sales as December 2015 pot tax figures show a record-setting finish.
Three of the four marijuana lawsuits filed against Colorado officials and businesses were organized and at least partially funded by out-of-state anti-drug organizations and socially conservative law firms, a Denver Post analysis shows.
There’s an ongoing tension point between some marijuana legalization supporters and regulators, as evidenced by a recent exchange during a special committee meeting of the Denver City Council.
Denver’s marijuana regulators are asking the City Council to expand rules that would bar any new players from entering the state’s largest market.
The Denver Elections Division on Thursday certified the Nov. 3 city/county ballot, but missing will be a hot-button voter initiative that would have expanded the city’s marijuana consumption rules to allow toking up at some bars and other businesses.
Whether Denver voters in November will face a choice about allowing patrons to use marijuana in bars and some other businesses wasn’t in dispute Monday, though ballot certification still could be weeks away.
With time running out to make the November 2015 ballot, activists and Denver officials on Friday discussed a revised initiative that would allow pot consumption in places now off-limits.
After four consecutive months of record-setting growth, recreational pot sales in Colorado leveled off in April 2015 — while the pot taxes earmarked for school construction capital reached an all time high that month, according to new Department of Revenue data.
At the Telluride Mountainfilm festival, we talked about weed law, policy and more while getting high, surrounded by government and festival officials.