Colorado just released a big report on how cannabis legalization is going. Here’s what it found.
As expected, marijuana-related arrests are down and tax revenue is up, but other trends are less clear.
Leading U.S. Senate Democrats are pushing for federal marijuana legalization. A Colorado-led cannabis banking bill could be collateral.
The marijuana legalization push comes as Colorado's U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, an Arvada Democrat, has been working for years to grant the legal marijuana industry access to banking through the SAFE Banking Act
Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of Colorado law limiting the sale of medical marijuana concentrates
House Bill 1317, which passed the legislature with broad bipartisan support, is aimed at curbing illegal teen use of cannabis products that are high in THC
4-year-old dies after finding gun, shooting self outside El Paso County marijuana dispensary
The child's mother and a younger sibling were in the car at the time of the shooting Tuesday, and the father was in the store in Manitou Springs
Clarence Thomas says federal cannabis ban “may no longer be necessary or proper” as Supreme Court rejects Colorado case
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit involving a Denver medical marijuana dispensary that wanted the same federal tax breaks as other businesses
Opinion: Colorado marijuana business leaders worked with lawmakers to shape bill to protect youth
But are there still significant shortcomings in the final bill that lawmakers passed? Yes. Many, in fact.
Proponents of a tax hike on recreational cannabis get bipartisan endorsements
Former Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter, former Republican Gov. Bill Owens and state lawmakers from both parties have endorsed the effort
21 people indicted in illegal Colorado marijuana operation with ties to China
Officials have seized about $1 million worth of marijuana proceeds, hundreds of pounds of the drug and more than 10,000 marijuana plants
Colorado lawmakers’ effort to curb illegal use of high-potency marijuana by teens is stoking privacy concerns
House Bill 1317 would track how much medical pot patients buy to enforce daily limits. Some are concerned about the state keeping the data secure.
Marijuana legalization forces police K-9s to retire across the U.S.
Virginia state police are retiring 13 K-9s, while many smaller police departments and sheriff’s offices are retiring one or two dog
Governor to issue more pardons now that Coloradans can legally possess up to 2 ounces of marijuana
With the recreational possession limit increased to two ounces, Gov. Jared Polis said he will issue additional pardons.
Colorado lawmakers aim to enact strict new regulations on marijuana concentrate, medical cannabis
House Bill 1317 is aimed at curbing teen use and adult overconsumption of high-potency cannabis
Opinion: As THC potency grows, is Colorado planting the seeds of destruction for our youth?
This isn’t the same plant that was grown when my grandparents were teenagers. Instead, bioengineering has created extremely potent products.
Social equity in marijuana industry still largely pipe dream
The limited statistics available indicate business owners and investors at the top of the booming industry remain overwhelmingly white.
Denver City Council passes marijuana delivery, cannabis lounges
The measures now head to Mayor Michael Hancock's desk.
New Mexico marijuana legalization poses a serious threat to Colorado’s lucrative border-town pot shops
Trinidad, Antonito and San Luis are towns along the Colorado-New Mexico border that have clusters of cannabis shops that could go up in smoke. How will local governments that rely on marijuana tax revenue fare?
Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some, including a Colorado lawmaker, say yes
In Colorado, where cannabis concentrates average 69% potency, state Rep. Dr. Yadira Caraveo is considering proposing a potency cap. It's a public health issue, she says.
Coloradans convicted of marijuana possession could easily get their record sealed under new bill
House Bill 1090 also raises the legal limit for recreational marijuana possession up to two ounces, opening up the possibility of additional pardons from Gov. Jared Polis
New Mexico primed to join Colorado, other U.S. states as part of recreational marijuana wave
The New Mexico initiative would reconsider criminal drug sentences for about 100 prisoners, and give the governor a strong hand in licensing the industry and monitoring supplies