marijuana

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Meet America’s first pot governor, Colorado’s Jared Polis

The governor-elect takes office at a significant moment in Colorado for the cannabis industry.

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

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

It wasn’t just cash: How texting, cannabis voters and tech outreach lifted Jared Polis to victory

The Democrat employed unique strategies to help drive support and beat his Republican rival in Colorado’s governor’s race

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Jury finds in favor of Colorado marijuana grow in closely watched federal lawsuit

The marijuana business had been sued for damages under anti-racketeering laws. The case was seen as a major threat to the state's cannabis industry.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Wine, peaches and CBD: Hemp fills gaps in the Western Slope’s orchards and vineyards

Tourists report the smell of change wafting over the region, but not all orchardmen have bought into the latest cash crop