The 2018 General Social Survey, an annual sampling of Americans’ views, found a record 61 percent back legalization, and those 65 and older are increasingly supportive.
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Despite a clear rejection by the Colorado Legislature, the state’s only cannabis research center is going ahead with developing a seed-to-sale marijuana-tracking system that no one in the industry says they want.
A growing list of Democratic presidential contenders want the U.S. government to legalize marijuana, reflecting a nationwide shift as more Americans look favorably on cannabis.
As a green gold rush in legal marijuana and its non-drug cousin hemp spreads across North America, a growing number of colleges are adding cannabis to the curriculum to prepare graduates for careers cultivating, researching, analyzing and marketing the herb.
Boulder-based Real-Time Diagnostics Ventures Inc. is conducting a first-of-its kind study in the United States to assess the role of plant-derived hemp supplements containing CBD in recovery from traumatic brain injury.
A bill that opens the door for out-of-state investors and private equity firms to wade into Colorado’ heavily regulated marijuana business waters passed its first lawmaking hurdle Monday.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet signed onto legislation Thursday that would end a federal prohibition on marijuana, effectively legalizing the drug nationwide.
One of the clouds over Denver’s marijuana hospitality businesses is about to go away.
Vape and Play’s owners closed their doors and put the weeks-old Broadway business up for sale in Denver.
Got arthritis? Dry skin? Menstrual cramps? Trouble sleeping or feeling stressed? The CBD industry claims it has the cure for you.
The owner of a prosperous Colorado Springs marijuana business called the Lazy Lion confessed in court that he did not pay $3.1 million in federal taxes.
Marijuana-themed Cheba Hut Toasted Subs is opening more stores in Colorado and other states — and has the goal of doubling its number of shops to 50 by the end of 2021.
A proposal to open banking and financial services to marijuana businesses in states that have legalized marijuana has had its first-ever hearing in a U.S.House committee, making Colorado Rep.
The co-founder of Denver’s International Church of Cannabis believes he’s entitled to a new trial on public-consumption charges after a member of the jury that convicted him alerted the court that the panel improperly discussed the case before it was over and prematurely reached its conclusion.
Starting Saturday, thousands of Denverites who were convicted of low-level marijuana offenses prior to legalization can begin the process to get those wiped off their record.
Concluding an unusually long municipal trial two years in the making, a Denver jury on Thursday found the co-founder of the International Church of Cannabis guilty of public marijuana consumption and violating the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act.
A Denver jury in federal court has convicted an attorney of securities fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy.
Scores of agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and local police agencies fanned out early Thursday morning in a coordinated raid of up to 50 suspected black-market marijuana grow houses in the Denver metro area, authorities say.
After years of planning and debate, tourists and Denverites have a new place to use marijuana in Denver. Vape and Play opened this month as the city’s second “social consumption” spot, and its owners hope to establish a national model.
The co-founder of the International Church of Cannabis finally got his day in court Tuesday, nearly two years after Denver police cited him for public pot consumption, and almost a year after a judge declared a mistrial in the same case.
(Bloomberg) — America’s cannabis companies are racing to build national brands and market their wares to mainstream consumers.
Marijuana experts are watching to see how Steve Berke’s case might address a tricky question of what is considered “open and public” marijuana consumption?
In a landmark case involving licensed Colorado marijuana retailers, the owners of the shuttered Sweat Leaf dispensary chain each were sentenced to one year in prison Friday for their role in selling large quantities of pot to the same customers in the same day.
California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales.
After a wild year for the cannabis sector, it's appropriate that 2019 kicks off with a focus on Aphria Inc., the Canadian pot producer that was attacked by short sellers and is now the target of a hostile takeover bid.
Denver officials will help thousands of people convicted of low-level marijuana crimes expunge their records in a series of four clinics in February and March.
Top of mind for many Democrats, who assume complete control of state government this month, are policies they’ve long advocated for such as paid leave for workers attending to family matters and banning conversion therapy to “heal” gay men and women.
Dr. Nicole Tartaglia can sense when the question is coming. The Children’s Hospital Colorado pediatrician has worked with children on the autism spectrum for almost 15 years. State of Marijuana Read the rest of this story on DenverPost.com.
From the smallest hamlets to Colorado’s capital, dozens of communities have allowed sales of recreational marijuana since legalization took effect. Click on the locators to see how several have spent the resulting tax money. RELATED: Colorado communities pocket big bucks from legal marijuana, but threats loom for some State of…
Across Colorado, the rollout of recreational marijuana sales five years ago has raised tens of millions of dollars annually to tackle a litany of local concerns — from main street makeovers in cash-strapped small towns to addressing Denver’s housing affordability crunch. While the public’s attention has focused on the roughly quarter-billion…
Cyclic episodes of nausea and vomiting. Disregulation of temperature perception. Abdominal pain. The culprit of these symptoms could be weed. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, a relatively new condition that first appeared in medical literature in 2004, affects chronic users of marijuana who have smoked or used cannabis daily for years. Read…
A big part of the 2012 pitch to convince Colorado voters they should legalize recreational marijuana was that the tax money would fix their local schools. Five years after the first sale occurred on Jan. 1, 2014, that tax money has translated into $160 million toward school construction statewide —…
PORTLAND, Ore. — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S. marketplace, while conservative Utah and Oklahoma embraced medical marijuana. Canada…
Colorado’s green gold rush has its version of pickaxes and denim: businesses that support and service the cannabis industry but don’t get their fingers sticky touching actual marijuana. Colorado has become a hub for companies that want a piece of the lucrative marijuana market while remaining on the legal side…
SEATTLE — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become increasingly popular…
Starting Jan. 1, Colorado will reap more tax revenue from wholesale deals involving marijuana intended to be sold to consumers after the average prices of those wholesale products rose in the latter part of 2018. The Colorado Department of Revenue on Thursday released updated average market rates for marijuana being…
After months of chatter, a booze-free beer promising a different kind of buzz will hit pot shop shelves this week just in time to be a stocking stuffer for select folks age 21 and up.
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, made a move Monday toward changing federal marijuana law, including letting banks accept money from legal businesses.
The co-owners of the embattled Sweet Leaf cannabis business have been ordered to pay $8.8 million for breach of contract over properties they were buying in Denver.
The amendment would let cannabis businesses open bank accounts in states where they’re legal, and it would exempt legal retailers from federal prosecution.
On Wednesday, the Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that will set standards for the use of police dogs’ drug-detection skills in this state — and could have repercussions across the country.