Lavender (marijuana review)

A tranquil yet euphoric indica hybrid that’s extremely floral and mildly sweet. Useful for relieving muscle tightness after physical activity like the first kickball game of the season.

Neal Pollack's Reefer Roadtrip from Texas to Free America

Best of 2014: The 15 most intriguing questions our readers asked this year

Here are 15 of the most intriguing questions readers had for Ask The Cannabist columnist Susan Squibb in the first year of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado. Queries ran the gamut from what’s now legal (and what’s still illegal) to the products for sale in pot shops to quests for 1970s strains and cooking with weed.

The Las Vegas Strip (Jacob Kepler, Bloomberg )

Nevada reciprocity: Have an MMJ card? You can buy pot in Vegas in 2015

Marijuana activists are already planning the 2016 campaign to regulate and legalize the sale of recreational pot in Nevada, home to Las Vegas, one of the world’s biggest tourism destinations. But some tourists won’t have to wait that long to legally buy weed in Las Vegas thanks to the most liberal reciprocity law in the United States.

Halloween candy (Jason Varden, AP)

Opinion: ‘Halloweed’ candy hysteria is unfounded and insulting, so let’s stop

Opinion: There has been an inordinate level of fear, and perhaps confusion, flooding the news about the high risk of “Halloweed” candy being given to our children, and it threatens to take away a great holiday from not only those of us in the industry but families from around our community. It gives us one more reason to doubt our humanity, to close doors and to fuel our distrust of our neighbors and friends.

Colorado launches campaign to stop stoned driving

Video: What happens in a roadside stoned driving test?

ABC News correspondent Clayton Sandell shadowed a Colorado State Patrol officer and was on hand to record what happened when one sandal-wearing, Mustang-driving motorist was put through the paces by CSP Cpl. Roger Meyers, a specially trained drug recognition expert.

9 months into legal sales, weed biz still holds much promise, puzzlement

Legal or not, weed business still holds much promise, puzzlement

Legal marijuana: The tangle of rules and regulations that govern whether and how it can be grown, bought and sold create complexity and ambiguity that cause major headaches for marijuana businesses — and enticing opportunities for those who want to exploit it.

5 things to know about driving on marijuana

On the road: 5 things to know about driving on marijuana

The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states — Colorado and Washington — and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel. What’s not clear is whether that will translate into an increase in fatal crashes.

Growing marijuana: Legalization complicates police investigations

Growing marijuana: Legalization complicates police investigations

As far as marijuana grow operations go, the three warehouses in southwest Denver certainly looked legit. Far from a clear-cut marijuana bust, recent cases show how difficult police say it is to investigate suspected illegal marijuana growing in Colorado.

The cannabis spa movement is real: Hash Baths, THC massages & more

The cannabis spa movement is real: Hash Baths, THC massages & more

Cucumber water, complimentary slippers, freshly warmed robes and cool, mint-scented eye towels — the spa industry is all about these nuanced details. In Denver, another treatment option has made its way onto the menu: cannabis.

The new weed lexicon

The cannabis lexicon: Terms to know, from A-Z

The world of weed is growing every day. Here’s a compendium of marijuana terms, from the plant to the many ways to consume it and the cannabis culture that surrounds it.

(Dixie Elixirs and Edibles)

Colorado cannabis company Dixie is taking its pot-infused edibles national

Dixie Elixirs and Edibles is already one of the biggest names in Colorado’s bustling marijuana marketplace, where its popular marijuana-infused drinks, candies, tinctures and topicals are sold throughout the state. But now the company is eyeing other states and even Canada.

I just got a marijuana-infused massage, and boy, do I feel GREAT

I just got a weed-infused massage, and I feel GREAT

As I walked out of LoDo Massage’s economical RiNo studio near downtown Denver I felt centered and straightened, corrected and focused. The marijuana-infused body tuneup I’d just received was like nothing I’d ever experienced.

Terrapin Care Station - Folsom St. (rec review by The Ombudsman)

Terrapin Care Station – Folsom Street (rec review)

The recreational shopping experience at Boulder’s Terrapin Care Station – Folsom St. proved a positive one, but the flower quality/price combination was rather disappointing.