Aleta Labak

Aleta Labak

This Colorado native joined The Cannabist in January 2014 as a digital producer, after working behind the scenes for The Denver Post since 1999 in News, Features and Sports as a copy editor and designer. These are fascinating times, friends.

Recent posts by Aleta Labak

Snoop Dogg rolls out a weed-friendly lifestyle website: Merry Jane

Snoop Dogg’s latest weed-centric business venture may sound familiar to those who visit The Cannabist. The rap mogul is teaming up with entrepreneur Ted Chung to launch the Merry Jane media platform, which will feature original videos and “a cross-section of cultural and lifestyle features, along with the latest cannabis policy,…

Video: What happens in a roadside stoned driving test?

ABC News correspondent Clayton Sandell shadowed a Colorado State Patrol officer and was on hand to record what happened when one sandal-wearing, Mustang-driving motorist was put through the paces by CSP Cpl. Roger Meyers, a specially trained drug recognition expert.

Prison pot plan: Open house, forum Aug. 17

Prison tour: The plan to repurpose a former women’s prison in northeast Colorado for marijuana cultivation and recreational marijuana sales is certainly an original idea. To help shed some light on the plan, the new owner of the prison will hold an open house and forum on Sunday, Aug. 17.