Lafayette recreational marijuana

Lafayette starts down path of recreational pot sales

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.

Comedians Tommy Chong, left, and Cheech Marin

Cheech & Chong on Colorado crash course

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.

Media reports of death caused by marijuana

Reaction to Gemma Moss’ “cannabis poisoning” postmortem

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.

Comedian Jeff Ross

Comedian Jeff Ross fires up insults, weed (interview)

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.

More families using cannabis for kids’ medical ailments

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.

Marijuana plants at BotanaCare 21+ in Northglenn. (Photo By Craig F. Walker, The Denver Post)

HOAs and pot: A complicated, volatile mix

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.

Girl Scout Cookies Marijuana

Girl Scout Cookies (marijuana review)

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.

Marijuana in Colorado has a long history and an uncertain future

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.

The Polar Plunge at Boulder Reservoir. Photo by Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post

A stoney NYE in Colorado

If there was a bigger year than 2013 in the history of cannabis, people are getting too high now to remember it. The passage of Amendment 64 in November thrust Colorado into the national spotlight as one of the most progressive states in the union when it comes to smoking…

Colombian pleads not guilty on weapons charge

A Colombian national has pleaded not guilty in Denver federal court to a weapons charge after his arrest during raids on medical marijuana businesses.

Colorado voters approve new taxes on recreational marijuana

Colorado voters approve new taxes on recreational marijuana

A measure to impose hefty taxes on recreational marijuana passed easily Tuesday, as voters across the state overwhelmingly chose to make pot one of the most heavily taxed consumer products in Colorado.