marijuana

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Greeley still shuns marijuana, but it’s starting to embrace hemp as a new cash crop

The growing popularity of CBD and recognition in the federal Farm Bill are prompting marijuana opponents to take a second look at its non-psychoactive cousin

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Colorado’s top federal prosecutor says banks working with marijuana industry have “no carve out” from prosecutions

U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn says his office has never prosecuted a bank working with the legal cannabis industry -- or a pot business operating legally under state law, for that matter. But that doesn’t mean they are in the clear

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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

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Bill to give legal cannabis businesses access to banking passes U.S. House

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Arvada, was one of the primary supporters of the SAFE Banking Act

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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

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado has the highest teen vaping rate in the country. Why hasn’t it seen more cases of lung illness?

The state Health Department has a team of epidemiologists hunting for answers -- and overlooked cases

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Lobbying spending sets new record in Colorado, as interests shift to influence Democratic-controlled Capitol

Business interests, associations, nonprofits and other groups spent more than $36.4 million on lobbyists in fiscal year 2019 to influence Colorado lawmakers and government agencies

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Colorado teens are switching from smoking marijuana to eating it, study shows

State and federal surveys have found teen use of marijuana remained relatively stable since Colorado began allowing adults to buy and use marijuana in 2014