Boulder may revisit marijuana "merch" ban for pot shops

Boulder council to revisit ban on pot shops selling their own “merch”

Boulder city code bans retail marijuana establishments from selling or giving away any products with their name or logo. Several Boulder City Council members believe it is time to reconsider that provision, which appears to be unique to Boulder among Colorado towns that allow recreational marijuana sales.

Temples' James Bagshaw would prefer a smoke-free Boulder show

Temples’ James Bagshaw would prefer weed-free Boulder show

About five months ago, Temples singer James Bagshaw asked his Denver audience to stop smoking weed. A calm, reasonable request, he told the Bluebird Theater during his band’s headlining set that the fumes made it hard for him to sing. It was the psych-rock band’s first show in Denver.

Black Hawk helicopter airlifting marijuana out of illegal Boulder County grow

Black Hawk helicopter used to dismantle Boulder County grow

Boulder County law enforcement, with the help of an Army National Guard helicopter, were airlifting bundles of marijuana plants out of South St. Vrain Canyon on Tuesday after a large-scale illegal marijuana grow was discovered by hikers.

Editorial: "Lab Rat" gets points for honesty, but cages a bit much

Boulder won’t display “Lab Rat” cage for Colorado teen campaign

The city of Boulder has decided to hold off on participating in the statewide “Don’t Be a Lab Rat” campaign after the Boulder Valley School District said it opposed the use of a giant metal cage to educate teens about the effects of marijuana on the developing brain.

Colorado hemp field coming into bloom in Boulder County

Colorado hemp field coming into bloom in Boulder County

A hemp grower in Boulder County is opening up her private research plot to visitors, and talking pollination and possibilities for the industry. This harvest is earmarked for Colorado Hemp Coffee’s research-and-development initiatives.

Pivotal Boulder medical marijuana trial blazed way to pot regulation, use

Pivotal Boulder medical marijuana trial blazed way to pot regulation, use

Exactly five years ago, a beaming Jason Lauve rolled out of a Boulder courthouse in his wheelchair with an assortment of marijuana that had just been returned to him by sheriff’s deputies. In the years since Lauve left a vindicated man Aug. 6, 2009, the marijuana landscape in Colorado has shifted dramatically.

Fresh Baked (rec shop review, Boulder)

Fresh Baked (recreational shop review, Boulder)

The jars smell outstanding, the budtenders are full of knowledge, but a disappointing smoke deflates the overall impression: “Perhaps I chose poorly and ended up with one of the only badly-flushed samples — but as the old saying goes, ‘one weak link can break the chain.'”

CU-Boulder campus

No 4/20 smokeout at CU-Boulder: campus closing

For the third year in a row, the University of Colorado plans to close its Boulder campus on April 20 to curtail an “unwanted 4/20 gathering,” according to a statement released Friday morning by Chancellor Phil DiStefano.

Gone Hemp: For great nutrition and taste, hemp seed to the rescue

Celebrating milestone for hemp growers in Boulder

Veronica Carpio with Grow Hemp Colorado talks about the outlook for industrial hemp as new licensing is set to begin March 1 with the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Grow Hemp Colorado is hosting a Boulder County Hemp Meeting to commemorate the occasion.

Karing Kind becomes Boulder County's first recreational pot shop

Boulder County recreational pot sales begin

Karing Kind, a mile north of Boulder, became the first marijuana store to sell recreational marijuana to the general public in Boulder County when it opened around 10:20 a.m. today. The opening was delayed slightly after owner Dylan Donaldson got stuck in traffic.

CU-Boulder student leaders planning alternative 4/20 event

CU-Boulder’s 4/20 quandary gets new approach

University of Colorado Student Government 4/20 Commission survey:click here University of Colorado student leaders say they’re attempting to “repurpose” the annual marijuana smoke-out known as 4/20 by hosting an academic cannabis conference this spring.

Reefer rush: Several vying to open as Boulder County's first rec pot shop

Boulder County recreational update: still waiting

The Canary’s Song in Nederland became Boulder County’s first dispensary to obtain all required licenses for recreational marijuana sales, but it is still closed, and depending on its opening date, it could lose the distinction of being the first recreational pot shop in the county.

University of Colorado professor to explore cannabis genome

Cracking the cannabis genome at CU-Boulder

Among a vast collection of seeds housed in a nondescript industrial building on the outskirts of Lafayette resides what could be the key to the deepest and most detailed understanding yet of cannabis — information that may unleash nearly limitless potential for a plant that spans the worlds of medicine, textiles, food, fuel and fun.