Social equity in marijuana industry still largely pipe dream
The limited statistics available indicate business owners and investors at the top of the booming industry remain overwhelmingly white.
Denver City Council passes marijuana delivery, cannabis lounges
The measures now head to Mayor Michael Hancock's desk.
New Mexico marijuana legalization poses a serious threat to Colorado’s lucrative border-town pot shops
Trinidad, Antonito and San Luis are towns along the Colorado-New Mexico border that have clusters of cannabis shops that could go up in smoke. How will local governments that rely on marijuana tax revenue fare?
Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some, including a Colorado lawmaker, say yes
In Colorado, where cannabis concentrates average 69% potency, state Rep. Dr. Yadira Caraveo is considering proposing a potency cap. It's a public health issue, she says.
Opinion: The LEAP ballot initiative can help Colorado kids soar
Colorado has a unique opportunity to help our kids, our educators and our schools succeed, and we must seize this moment to make a difference in their lives.
Coloradans convicted of marijuana possession could easily get their record sealed under new bill
House Bill 1090 also raises the legal limit for recreational marijuana possession up to two ounces, opening up the possibility of additional pardons from Gov. Jared Polis
New Mexico primed to join Colorado, other U.S. states as part of recreational marijuana wave
The New Mexico initiative would reconsider criminal drug sentences for about 100 prisoners, and give the governor a strong hand in licensing the industry and monitoring supplies
Opinion: Denver’s marijuana-hospitality proposal would create a health hazard for workers and the public
Do not roll back hard-won local public health protections by allowing for marijuana smoking and vaping indoors.
Colorado families ask for statewide school cannabis access
Many parents grew emotional at a Senate Education Committee hearing as they explained the difficulties their children face trying to take their medicinal cannabis doses while in school
Colorado’s marijuana industry flexed its big muscles and now an effort to limit pot potency is unraveling
State Rep. Yadira Caraveo, a Democrat who is pushing the policy, is tamping down the measure and stripping out clauses in response to outcry from those working in cannabis
$10 billion in recreational marijuana has now been sold in Colorado, fueled by strong 2020 sales
Colorado retailers continue to set new marijuana sales records each month, and the industry says it’s now time to return all that tax money to education funds.
Colorado marijuana sales exceeded $2 billion in 2020
The state collected about $32 million in taxes and fees from marijuana sales in November alone
Colorado governor pardons 2,732 people with convictions for possessing up to one ounce of marijuana
House Bill 1424 gave Gov. Jared Polis the ability to pardon people with convictions for possessing up to two ounces of marijuana, but he opted to act only on cases where people were convicted of possessing one ounce or less of cannabis
Colorado cold snap could disrupt state’s marijuana industry
Jon Vaught, CEO of a cannabis biotech firm Front Range Biosciences, said the temperatures below freezing Tuesday and Wednesday combined with snow were “catastrophic for growers.”
How much do we know about marijuana’s medical capabilities after 163 years of claims? Just a little.
Colorado, California and a few other states are leading the way, steering tax dollars from marijuana legalization toward controlled, peer-approved studies assessing the medical effectiveness of cannabis compounds.
Where Hickenlooper and Romanoff split on major policies in Democratic U.S. Senate primary
Health care, the Green New Deal and the electoral college are three areas where the candidates disagree
How Colorado lawmakers closed a $3 billion shortfall to balance the budget and why it led to tears
The Joint Budget Committee finalized how to spend $11 billion in discretionary spending ahead of the legislative session’s restart