The city’s “Turn Over a New Leaf Program” helps those convicted of low-level marijuana offenses prior to legalization start fresh.
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The move to hire a marijuana industry veteran marks a notable change from the previous administration, which tapped people from politics or law enforcement.
A Douglas County judge has sentenced a 20-year-old man to eight years in prison after the marijuana-impaired driver caused a four-car crash that killed a 24-year-old woman.
Long has the image of the weed smoker – one glued to the couch, Doritos bag in hand – sustained popular culture.
The Denver City Council on Monday rejected a proposal that would have made it easier to open social-use marijuana business.
Denver’s annual 4/20 festival this year seemed to have the perfect conditions: warm weather and the holiday fell on a Saturday.
It’s April 20th, meaning thousands of people will be flocking to downtown Denver to celebrate marijuana, including attending the annual festival in Civic Center Park.
Colorado’s former-governor-turned-presidential-candidate John Hickenlooper gets his fair share of pot questions on the campaign trail these days. He sat down with The Denver Post on the eve of 4/20 to field a few more.
The annual 4/20 marijuana gathering in Denver’s Civic Center Park is nearly here and this year the message is simple: Come for the party, stay for the party.
A Denver hemp oil company plans to piggyback on Carl’s Jr’s CBD burger test run Saturday by giving away free samples of its own product outside the chain’s Colorado Boulevard restaurant.
Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it.
The putting-CBD-in-everything craze will reach a new level on Saturday when fast-food chain Carl’s Jr releases a specialty cheeseburger at one of its Denver locations topped with CBD-infused sauce.
The advisory cited “potentially unsafe pesticide residue” on marijuana flower, trim, concentrates, and infused-products cultivated by Mile High Medical LLC dba MMJ America Uptown.
With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.
A bipartisan group in Congress, including Colorado’s two senators, re-introduced legislation Thursday to prevent federal authorities from enforcing prohibitions on marijuana in states, like Colorado, where it has been legalized.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and City Attorney Kristin Bronson say legal immigrants in Denver are being denied the opportunity to become naturalized citizens if they work for cannabis companies.
When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S.
As Colorado’s legislature considers whether to allow publicly traded cannabis companies to operate in the state, one such company in Denver has been doing so for months.
Colorado’s status as the frontier for legal marijuana is fading fast as larger states get in the game, spurring lawmakers this spring to consider big changes that would reverberate for years to come.
The head of an international natural products association told a crowded room of hemp entrepreneurs in Denver Friday that their industry is forecast to generate as much as $45 billion by 2024 — but big questions and regulatory hurdles loom.
To anyone who figured the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use ran along blue state-red state lines, a sudden setback for pot advocates in New Jersey may show the issue isn’t so black-and-white.
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.
Name-brand companies get most of the headlines, but it’s the little guys that make the tech world go round. Startups that grow to become successful firms provide the proof in the pudding that a city can support the Amazons and Facebooks of the world.
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.