As Colorado began its fourth year of legalized recreational marijuana in 2018, The Denver Post decided it was important to let readers know about the state of the industry as its fifth anniversary loomed.
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For more than two decades Colorado has received hundreds of millions of dollars from its share of settlements with tobacco companies.
While some point to “encouraging” data sources as evidence that teen use of marijuana has not increased, critics say the studies are flawed.
Police officers who work in Colorado schools say in surveys that many students are getting marijuana from their parents’ supply.
School resource police in Colorado say that marijuana use among students has increased in recent years, based on their observations, contradicting surveys.
The IRS is “working jointly” with DOJ to conduct unauthorized criminal investigations using state’s seed-to-sale database, federal lawsuit alleges.
The Colorado cannabis industry says the IRS is conducting an unauthorized criminal investigation using the state’s seed-to-sale database. FULL REPORT
A team of federal forestry and homeland security agents with Huerfano County sheriff’s deputies this week found and destroyed a large illegal marijuana growing operation tucked inside the San Isabel National Forest.
Failing in an effort to match the success of their Senate counterparts, House members on Tuesday watched as Republicans killed a budget amendment that would have prevented federal regulators from penalizing financial institutions that worked with legitimate marijuana businesses.
Banks wishing to do business with the marijuana industry without fear of government reprisal inched closer to reality — again — when a Senate committee Thursday approved a measure — again — to do just that.
New Zealander John Lord never really wanted to sell pot. It just sort of worked out that way. Now, one of Denver’s early pioneers of commercial marijuana growing and sales is among the most influential in an industry that’s quickly topping $1 billion in annual revenues.
John Fritzel talks being a power player in a quartet of Colorado cannabis businesses
How could two misfit thirty-something Colorado kids have grown up to create Native Roots, one of the largest legal-marijuana empires in America?
Vail’s largest commercial developer. An owner of a car-detail shop. A former nonprofit event planner. A businessman who made a fortune in child car seats.
The Colorado marijuana industry is stepping up its fight against the state’s efforts to regulate the application of pesticides on cannabis. A bill seeking to codify the governor’s executive order about unapproved pesticides died in a state Senate committee after passing the House.
The city of Denver is recalling a batch of Avicenna Products extracts sold by The Health Center pot shops over the presence of banned pesticides.
State marijuana regulators on Tuesday announced the recall of nine varieties of retail pot grown by Bud Cellar in Denver over concerns they were cultivated with a pesticide not approved for use on cannabis.
State marijuana regulators on Friday announced a large recall of medical cannabis grown with unapproved pesticides and sold by Life Flower Dispensary.
Denver marijuana business Caregivers For Life is facing its second recall in four months over concerns its products are tainted with pesticides not approved for use on cannabis.
Colorado cannabis regulators on Tuesday issued their 17th pot recall in seven weeks — placing on hold recreational cannabis grown by Acme Healing Center of Ridgway, over concerns the plants were grown with unapproved pesticides.
Colorado cannabis regulators on Friday issued their 15th and 16th marijuana recalls in six weeks — placing on hold recreational and medical cannabis grown by two Sticky Buds locations and one former Sticky Buds location now owned by Northern Lights Cannabis Co., over concerns the plants were grown with unapproved pesticides.
Colorado cannabis regulators last week issued their 14th marijuana recall in less than five weeks — placing on hold medical cannabis grown by FireHouse Organics, over concerns the plants were grown with unapproved pesticides.
More than a year after Denver started actively policing the marijuana industry’s use of pesticides, the city’s health department is changing its enforcement procedures.
State marijuana regulators Thursday announced a massive recall of retail pot treated with unapproved pesticides by MGI Inc. in Denver, whose cultivation facilities operate under the name Kindman. MGI owner Ryan Fox said his company “absolutely has not used this pesticide in production,” and is challenging the recall.
Colorado issued another pesticide-related recall of marijuana, its fourth in less than a week, affecting Golden pot shop Rocky Mountain Organic Medicine.