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Medical-marijuana patient fees will be dramatically lowered to $15 annually beginning early next year, the state board of health decided Wednesday.
GARDEN CITY — Nestled between two cities and on the edge of a bustling highway intersection, Garden City remains true to its roots as a tiny island of flowering, flourishing sin.
The imminent opening of recreational pot shops in Colorado is leading to backlogs in licensing employees, with dozens or hundreds of people showing up each morning at a cramped state office hoping for an appointment.
The abundance of marijuana on television suggests that a long-subterranean appreciation for the plant is growing, even thriving, above ground.
Desperate parents are flocking to Colorado in search of pot-derived medical treatments they consider a last resort, yet many researchers are alarmed by parallels to past miracle-cure manias later proved false.
Colorado health officials want to reduce the fee that licensed medical-marijuana patients pay, in a move that could impact how many people stick with medical-marijuana after recreational pot sales start in January.
Synthetic marijuana is believed to have sickened 221 people in Colorado during an outbreak earlier this year. The Centers for Disease Control report released Thursday says health officials dug deeper into 127 cases reported in the Denver area and Colorado Springs from mid-August to mid-September.
Colorado’s medical-marijuana regulators have rejected business applications at an increasing rate as they near the end of a 3-year-old backlog, according to figures provided by the state.
One of the medical marijuana dispensaries raided by federal agents last month reopened Wednesday, just as state and city of Denver officials begin a combined investigation into the raid targets.
The Spot Live: New Denver Post marijuana editor Ricardo Baca – an entertainment editor and music critic who has been at The Post for nearly 12 years – joins Post reporter Jeremy Meyer and host Kurtis Lee to talk about The Denver Post’s move into more heavily covering marijuana with its own website and dedicated staff on The Spot Live.
On the cusp of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, business owners and state regulators are at odds over a high-tech system that is supposed to track the substance from seed to sale.
AURORA — Front porch, side yard, driveway, balcony? Pot smokers may be able to light up a joint in any of those places on private property in Aurora.
They can look like nondescript writing pens or asthma inhalers. Some resemble lip-gloss sticks and come in the same hot pink or sparkly purple as teenage girls’ smartphone cases.
Child-resistant packaging is a pillar of Colorado’s rules for recreational pot shops, approved as a requirement months ago to reduce the risk of accidental ingestion by young children.
A Colombian national has pleaded not guilty in Denver federal court to a weapons charge after his arrest during raids on medical marijuana businesses.
A group of residents in Denver’s Westwood neighborhood say they plan to fight a recreational marijuana license application for one of the nearby medical marijuana dispensaries.
A man arrested in connection with major federal raids on Colorado medical-marijuana businesses pleaded not guilty Thursday to a weapons charge.
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.
A Colombian man arrested after raids on medical marijuana operations in Colorado has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of possessing a firearm after entering the country on a non-immigrant visa.
Federal prosecutors have obtained an indictment on a weapons charge against a man arrested during major raids on Colorado medical-marijuana businesses.
As Colorado prepares for recreational pot sales in less than a month, state marijuana regulators are still battling an enormous backlog issuing licenses for medical marijuana.
Nearly 100 Colorado medical-marijuana businesses are operating without a finalized state license, the remnants of a bureaucratic backlog now stretching back more than three years.