The Cannabist Network

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Marijuana addiction is real, and rising

For as long as most residents can remember, smoking marijuana has been a part of life here. The fact that California legalized the practice in January went practically unnoticed in this quiet town a half-hour’s drive north of San Francisco, where some say the normalization of America’s marijuana culture got its start.

Aspen to get two new marijuana shops competing in Durant Mall

Two established purveyors of cannabis — Euflora, based in the Denver area, and The Green Joint out of Glenwood Springs with spots along Interstate 70 stretching to Grand Junction — are seeking the Local Licensing Authority’s permission to open and operate stores in Aspen.

Amendment to allow Colorado schools to administer medical marijuana passes House, heads to Senate

The Colorado House overwhelmingly passed an amendment that would allow school officials to administer medical marijuana to students.

$1.2 million in marijuana tax money to help repave Denver streets

In 2018, the Mile High City will spend $27 million dollars to repave arterial and collector streets. A chunk of that cash, $1.2 million, is marijuana money.

Colorado starts “Cannabis Conversation” to drive honest dialogue about marijuana use behind the wheel

State transportation officials are surveying thousands of residents this year to better understand public attitudes toward driving under the influence of marijuana, with the hopes of blunting the increasingly deadly trend.

The DEA wants an illegal grow house registry. Colorado realtors think that’s a bad idea.

The illegal grow operations have transitioned from warehouses to residential homes, and are hiding in plain sight. DEA Special Agent Randy Ladd said the damage to the homes used in these illegal operations is extensive.

Third-grader leading Colorado measure to allow schools to administer medical marijuana

Nine-year-old Quintin Lovato’s family found relief in a cannabis oil called Haleigh’s Hope. If Quintin takes it three times a day, as his doctor has prescribed, then his physical and vocal tics are vastly improved and his grand mal seizures largely disappear.