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A Fort Collins chocolate maker has the world’s largest selection of single-origin bars, but that’s not its purpose

FORT COLLINS — At some point in the past few years, Nuance Chocolate became what is believed to be the world’s largest maker of single-origin chocolate.  Not that founders Toby and Alix Gadd were keeping track. Their Old Town Fort Collins store and nearby chocolate factory literally feeds their passion to sample chocolate from all […]

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Colorado ranchers have beef with lab-grown and plant-based “meat” — and they want well-done labeling

Boyd Meyer runs about 4,000-head of American bison on the Colorado-Wyoming border, fully aware of the speed, power and cussed nature of the 1-ton beasts. “They can out-maneuver a horse and I’ve seen them jump a 5-foot fence flat-footed,” Meyer said. “They are not like cattle, if they don’t want to do something, they flat […]

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

By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press  The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become increasingly popular […]

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The world’s first marijuana-derived pharmaceutical is now available for prescription. So why can’t patients get it?

In Dr. Susan Koh’s clinic at Children’s Hospital Colorado, patients earlier this year anxiously awaited the approval of a new drug to treat two rare seizure disorders. The conditions — one called Dravet syndrome and another called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome — often take hold when kids are still in the crib. The disorders are so difficult […]