marijuana

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Cannabis lobby gains new clout in Colorado as its spending tripled in the past five years

The marijuana industry is counting on support from Gov. Jared Polis in a key legislative year

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Trouble in Dinosaur: Cop fired, town hall searched as border town reckons with new pot money, old problems

Dinosaur used to limp along on $2,700 a month in sales tax revenues. Cannabis has changed that, for better or worse.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

With 63-0 vote, a bill allowing medical marijuana to treat autism passes the Colorado House

House Bill 1028 is expected to sail through the Colorado Senate, as well, and onto Gov. Jared Polis desk

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

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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

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