Pharmaceutical companies have also lobbied federal agencies directly to prevent the liberalization of marijuana laws.
A state-by-state rundown of the recreational and medical marijuana ballot initiatives going before voters in November 2016.
Pueblo County has set aside $750,000 from marijuana excise taxes to help Pueblo high school graduates go to college.
In states where marijuana is legal — medical or recreational — a variety of weed jobs have cropped up that didn’t exist before.
“The Nightly Show” with Larry Wilmore has a new weed segment — and the Comedy Central host takes jabs at the NFL, senior smokers and Pueblo, Colorado.
California marijuana: The groundbreaking exhibit “Altered State: Marijuana in California” is the first major museum exhibition to focus on the topic.
Teen marijuana use has fallen slightly over the past five years, according to the 2015 Monitoring the Future Survey of more than 40,000 8th- , 10th- and 12th-graders.
More U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among undergraduates who light up regularly, according to the annual “Monitoring the Future” study by the University of Michigan.
A Pueblo County commissioner is proposing a ballot measure for a program to fund college scholarships through a new excise tax on recreational marijuana grows.
Today’s election will determine the direction of future marijuana legalization efforts in the U.S. If all or most of the measures fail in Florida, Oregon, Alaska and D.C., legalization proponents may need to take a step back and reassess their strategies for the 2016 presidential election year.
Florida’s race for governor has focused on the candidates’ integrity and their credit or blame for the economy. But an issue seldom mentioned on the campaign trail could play the spoiler in the razor-thin contest.
As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
“Just Say No” is one of those dated cultural milestones that now seems more distant than it should. Note: It’s been less than 20 years since Nancy Reagan’s program was at its pinnacle, and already two states in the union have legalized recreational marijuana as everybody from republicans to democrats are guessing on what states will be the next to fall.
What’s a parent to do on 4/20 weekend? There’s no reason to stay at home. There are options that are less stoney, but still fun, including a pet expo in Denver, an African festival in Boulder and Saturday and Sunday options for Easter egg hunting.
Of course there’s the parade, and many other things to do, including conventional stuff (kegs and eggs) — and extremely unconventional (dream interpretation?) “Would you believe me if I said the parade is the least exciting thing going on this weekend?”
Colorado’s new marijuana laws could create more headaches for high school coaches and more temptations for athletes. When recreational marijuana use becomes legal Wednesday, it’s easy to see that high school athletes will be exposed to cannabis more than ever.
Federal drug abuse officials called out Colorado by name Wednesday in releasing a new national survey of illicit drug use among teenagers, saying marijuana legalization efforts are clearly changing youth attitudes in a dangerous way.