cannabis

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Trouble in Dinosaur: Cop fired, town hall searched as border town reckons with new pot money, old problems

Dinosaur used to limp along on $2,700 a month in sales tax revenues. Cannabis has changed that, for better or worse.

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Hemp has arrived: Colorado crops double after Farm Bill makes growing more legit

Beyond rush for CBD products, hemp-reinforced plastics pioneered by Henry Ford are in the works, but legal hurdles remain

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver unveils new system for clearing thousands of low-level marijuana convictions

Colorado currently allows people to petition courts to remove marijuana offenses, including possession, from their records

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Meet America’s first pot governor, Colorado’s Jared Polis

The governor-elect takes office at a significant moment in Colorado for the cannabis industry.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver and Boulder have big goals to fight climate change. But there is an obstacle: cannabis

Costs, regulations pushing legitimate marijuana grow operations to be more efficient, but illicit grows still consume 75 percent of the energy used to cultivate pot

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Federal regulators cast shadow on hemp win, calling cannabidiol — or CBD –products illegal

CBD oils have become increasingly popular in lotions, tinctures and foods, but their legal status has been murky

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver officials want to clear some 10,000 low-level marijuana convictions, following in Boulder County’s footsteps

San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle announced their similar efforts early this year. Boulder County prosecutors just days ago made their plans public.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

It wasn’t just cash: How texting, cannabis voters and tech outreach lifted Jared Polis to victory

The Democrat employed unique strategies to help drive support and beat his Republican rival in Colorado’s governor’s race