Pitfalls abound as legal pot sales begin

Colorado and Washington state are launching the world’s first legal recreational marijuana markets in 2014. Though pot has been sold for three decades at coffee shops in the Netherlands, the two states are the first to regulate and allow a full industry.

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Acceptance of pot grows like weeds in sports world

Anyone who’s ever ridden a double chair or skied up on one of hundreds of lean-to “smoke shacks” in ski area trees knows that marijuana and skiing, and snowboarding, are inextricably linked.

Athletes and Pot: Legalized marijuana in a league of its own

It was the morning of a 2010 playoff game, and one of the Nuggets had just smoked some nuggets. As the team practiced, the player was so high that Rex Chapman, a team executive at the time, had to pull him aside to get him to focus.

State-owned bank won’t work for marijuana cash

Efforts by Washington state legislators to create a state-owned bank that would cater to the newly legal marijuana industry won’t work in Colorado — or in Washington, for that matter — industry and legal experts say.

State-owned bank won’t work for marijuana cash

Efforts by Washington state legislators to create a state-owned bank that would cater to the newly legal marijuana industry won’t work in Colorado — or in Washington, for that matter — industry and legal experts say.

What pot shops will open on Jan. 1 in Colo.?

Colorado cannabis regulators will not be releasing an official statewide list of stores fully approved to open on Jan. 1 for recreational marijuana sales. But here are 24 of the stores that will most likely be open on Jan. 1.

Cannabutter primer: Here's how to make cannabutter with this easy cannabutter recipe

How to make cannabutter in 7 steps

The best cannabutter in America, you ask? It’s easy. Follow the directions, and you will make the best butter your weed will allow. The truth is however, the butter is just as good as the weed you make it with.

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Granddaddy Purple (marijuana review, Strain Theory)

Initially, the Granddaddy gave me a nice uptick of energy that had me pondering a walk with our Sheltie on the relatively balmy 34 degree afternoon. It was a lofty goal. I could string together the concepts — like socks before shoes — but by the time I made it to the shoes, where had the socks gone? This continued for longer than I’d care to admit.

Grow your own marijuana: A FAQ on getting started

Once you’ve exhausted the jokes about green thumbs, red eyes, and the hilarity of growing weed instead of blooms, the questions remain about how to go about growing your own marijuana, if you want to.

Colorado issues first licenses for recreational marijuana businesses

Colorado on Monday became the first state in U.S. history to issue special licenses for recreational marijuana businesses. After weeks of scrutiny of applications, the state Marijuana Enforcement Division mailed out licenses to 136 marijuana stores on Monday.

Push for public consumption of marijuana in Denver ramps up

Colorado venues balance pot-friendly attitudes with legal reality

A recent flier for a “4/20-friendly” comedy and burlesque show at Herman’s Hideaway featured marijuana-leaf logos, sponsorship from the Daily Doobie newspaper and a note that the “smokeout starts at 7:10 p.m., show at 8:30.” The promise of consequence-free pot consumption is more than a marketing tactic, show co-organizer Cameron V.