marijuana crime

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Owners of a Denver marijuana business plead guilty in the first local prosecution of a legal pot enterprise in the U.S.

Matthew Aiken, Christian Johnson and Anthony Sauro will serve one year in prison followed by a year of parole

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s new attorney general plans legal action against Trump administration over health care, citizenship question

Phil Weiser says “there is going to be an ongoing opportunity for us to join a range of lawsuits that are protecting our Colorado way of life (and) our population and standing up for the rule of law.”

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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

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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Six years after marijuana legalization, Colorado still hasn’t figured out what to do with pot-sniffing dogs

The Colorado Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday about whether an alert from a dog trained to smell marijuana creates probable cause for a search

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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.