Though the historic step brings marijuana businesses closer to legitimacy in states where pot is already legal, it falls short of the legislative action many banks want to see before doing business with marijuana operators.
This year, powerful GOP lawmakers in Georgia and Alabama are putting their weight behind bills that would allow for the limited use of cannabis oil by those with specific medical conditions. The key to swaying the hearts of conservative lawmakers has been the stories of children suffering up to 100 seizures a day whose parents say they could benefit from access to cannabidiol (CBD), which would be administered orally in a liquid form.
There is currently no comprehensive way to track instances of marijuana-impaired driving in Colorado. Such cases are charged in court under the same law as alcohol-impaired driving cases, meaning the two can’t be separated in judicial data.
Longmont resident Ashley Weber learned on Thursday that she won’t lose her home because she uses medical marijuana to treat pain and spasticity she suffers as a quadriplegic. Under a new policy, Longmont Housing Authority officials will look at individual cases regarding both medical and recreational marijuana.
Remember when Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana? Here are 10 moments that helped define Jan. 2014, the first month of legal weed sales. Click here.
In honor of reggae great Bob Marley’s birthday on Thursday, (he would have been 69), we caught up with some local and national reggae bands to ask if Colorado’s legalization has affected their work and art, and what’s next in this new weed reality.
The door to recreational pot sales in Lafayette was opened Tuesday night after the city council approved on first reading an ordinance that would allow the only medical marijuana dispensary in the city to convert to a recreational license.
Stoner heroes Cheech & Chong are returning to Colorado in a big way March 22 with a show at Broomfield’s 1stBank Center, with music from War.
The Cannabist’s editor, Ricardo Baca, and a panel discuss national marijuana policy and culture on ABC syndicated talk show “This Week.”
International media are reporting that the Oct. 28, 2013 death of 31-year-old Gemma Moss of Boscombe, England, was a result of “cannabis poisoning.” The controversial announcement would make Moss — who is purported to have smoked half a joint before going to bed the night of her death — the first fatality of marijuana in Britain, the agencies said.
Insult comedy is alive and well in stand-up, but few comics do it as harshly and effectively as Jeff Ross. We caught up with the noted cannabis lover before his “Jeff Ross Roasts You” show in Boulder to talk put-downs, pot and more.
Two months after the largest federal raids ever on the Colorado medical-marijuana industry, many of the operators involved are back in business on a smaller scale and one has been denied his attempt to enter the state’s recreational marijuana industry.
An increasing number of families, many of whom have not seen improvements in their children from pharmaceuticals, are flocking to Boulder County and across Colorado to use cannabis for medical reasons.
In this installment, a reader wonders about the potency of cannabutter leftover plant material. Plus, treating anxiety and synthetic pot use.
Homeowner associations are approaching lawyers to find out whether they can ban marijuana use, even in homes, much as they do garish paint colors and funky yard art — a question that may have to be settled in court.
Review: Girl Scout Cookies is an indica-dominant hybrid marijuana strain crossing the cerebral sativa high Durban Poison with the body-numb of OG Kush.
When Boulder resident James Howler dreamed up a plan to create a great-tasting pot chocolate bar in late-2011, he couldn’t have expected what would come next.
As the official tourism agencies for the state of Colorado and city of Denver stay mum on the absurd tourism potential brought forth by the recent opening of recreational marijuana shops here, businesses here and abroad are taking advantage of the lawful switch that has Colorado all over international media.
“Since we opened last year,” said West Flanders head brewer Brian Lutz in press materials, “many of our customers have told us they wanted to be able to enjoy Recreational Smoke here at our brewpub. In light of recent events, we decided the time was right for us to make that happen.”
Federal marijuana prohibition in the United States started with a knock on a Denver man’s apartment door. Seventy-six years ago, a guy named Samuel Caldwell became the first person arrested and prosecuted under a federal charge of selling marijuana, after drug-enforcement agents busted him with three pounds of cannabis in his apartment at 17th and Lawrence streets.
On Jan. 1, Colorado becomes the first place anywhere in the world to allow legal marijuana sales to anybody over 21 for any purpose.
A Colombian national has pleaded not guilty in Denver federal court to a weapons charge after his arrest during raids on medical marijuana businesses.
Prohibition was repealed 80 years ago today, and some of Denver’s most-beloved places were swiftly created to help erase the stigma of alcohol.
Colorado marijuana businesses raided this week by federal agents are being investigated for a possible connection to Colombian drug cartels, sources told The Denver Post on Friday.