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Colorado marijuana sales exceeded $2 billion in 2020

The state collected about $32 million in taxes and fees from marijuana sales in November alone

Opinion: Colorado’s cannabis businesses may regret opting for delivery

Colorado cold snap could disrupt state’s marijuana industry

Jon Vaught, CEO of a cannabis biotech firm Front Range Biosciences, said the temperatures below freezing Tuesday and Wednesday combined with snow were “catastrophic for growers.”

How much do we know about marijuana’s medical capabilities after 163 years of claims? Just a little.

Colorado, California and a few other states are leading the way, steering tax dollars from marijuana legalization toward controlled, peer-approved studies assessing the medical effectiveness of cannabis compounds.

Coronavirus fuels marijuana industry’s push for online sales, delivery in Colorado

Now under Colorado's emergency rules, customers can pay for marijuana online and then pick up their purchase at the store.

Congress has stalled on marijuana banking, so Colorado is taking matters into its own hands

Gov. Jared Polis is ordering his administration to use state legislative and regulatory change to help increase the number of banks working with cannabis businesses by 20%.

Some pet products touted as having CBD don’t actually have any, researchers say

A small clinical trial at Colorado State University published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association in June found CBD oil reduced seizure frequency in 89 percent of the epileptic dogs that received it

American pot is the gold standard. But Canada leads the export game — for now.

Canada has emerged as the dominant exporter in the burgeoning global trade of marijuana, which ArcView Market Research and BDS Analytics estimated at $14.9 billion in sales for 2019

Illegal pot farms on public land in California and Colorado create environmental hazard

Colorado has had its share of large outdoor marijuana grows discovered on public lands

Opinion: Why military veterans should have expanded access to medical cannabis

A hemp green rush is remaking agriculture in Colorado — complete with get-rich CBD dreams and flimflam profiteers

80,000 acres of cropland have been converted to hemp by farmers projecting big profits from CBD sales. But Colorado’s regulatory framework hasn’t kept up with the boom.

Pueblo saw hemp as an economic opportunity, so it pounced with taxpayer dollars and hopes of growing big business

Pueblo Economic Development Corp. sees hemp as a natural extension of southern Colorado’s ag and industrial heritage, and is laying down cash and tax credits to lure companies that agree to meet job-creation goals

Congress is weighing whether to give marijuana businesses access to banks. In Colorado, that’s already happening.

As many as 35 banks are already offering financial services to the legal cannabis industry in Colorado, the state’s Bankers Association says, but they’re doing so under hushed circumstances and strict federal oversight

Colorado beer makers are expanding to cannabis beverages: “Down the road it could be as big as beer.”

Ska Brewing in Durango and Left Hand Brewing in Longmont are teaming with cannabis companies to make seltzers with THC or CBD

A change to Colorado’s DUI testing system has stoked fears of dropped cases and could shutter a private business

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is expected to be flooded with DUI testing requests from law enforcement agencies now that it offers the tests for free, an onslaught it admits it might not be ready to handle

Where does Colorado’s marijuana tax money go? The state made a flow chart to answer the $1 billion question

Colorado's $6.5 billion cannabis industry now has almost 3,000 licensed marijuana businesses and more than 40,000 people who are licensed to work in them

As states like Colorado legalize recreational marijuana, medical cannabis patients drop dramatically

Colorado has seen a 19% decline in medical marijuana cardholders since 2014, which is when recreational cannabis first started being sold

Polis signs into law bills on marijuana delivery, social use and investment that will change the pot industry

The slate of legislation represents an expansion of people's ability to purchase pot and consume it in Colorado, all while allowing for more investment in the industry

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes, seize more than 80,000 marijuana plants in years-long operation targeting black market pot

State and federal officials said the nearly three-year investigation showed that illegal marijuana trafficking mushroomed after voters approved recreational use in 2012

Did the Colorado Supreme Court just throw the state’s marijuana-legalization regime into question? The chief justice seems to think so.

A case about drug-sniffing dogs could turn into a watershed moment in Colorado marijuana law. Or not. Legal experts are split.

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