Turning to Marijuana for a Runners’ High and More

The ultramarathoner Avery Collins, among the fastest in the world, is not shy about appearing in photographs holding a bong. The first time he tried running after using marijuana, he said, he realized “it allowed me to be very present and not to worry as much about overall times and what’s […]

Opinion: It’s Time To Create A Regulated Marijuana Delivery System In Colorado

As a former deputy marshal of the Town of Holly, Colorado — in the nation’s first state to legalize adult-use cannabis consumption — I believe that enacting a regulated marijuana delivery system for our state’s cannabis marketplace is a sensible, common-sense move at this point. I firmly support efforts by […]

Starting In 2019, All Cannabis Products In Colorado Will Use Universal Packaging Symbol

The way that cannabis products are packaged and labeled has been both a concern for government officials and an irritant for the commercial pot industry, but now the State of Colorado believes it’s found a solution. Beginning in 2019, all cannabis packaging in this state must have a universal “THC” […]

A New Members Only Cannabis Lounge Opens Today In Denver

A new club that welcomes social cannabis smoking, vaporizing and dabbing will open today, February 22, in RiNo — but it won’t be part of the City of Denver’s Cannabis Consumption Establishment license program. At Tetra 9 Private Lounge and Garden, located at 3039 Walnut Street, members will be able to consume […]

Denver Business Applies To Become First Cannabis Spa In The Country

A historic mansion blocks from Colorado’s state Capitol could soon be the home of the nation’s first legal marijuana spa. Utopia All Natural Wellness Spa and Lounge submitted its application for a Denver Cannabis Consumption Establishment license on Wednesday for a spa in the Creswell Mansion, 1244 Grant St. It hopes […]

Marijuana Deliveries Could Hit Colorado By This Fall

Colorado legislators are taking another spin through marijuana delivery regulations. A new bill aims to establish a marijuana delivery pilot program in the state, allowing for home-delivered medical and recreational cannabis. The language of House Bill 1092 is similar to some of the marijuana delivery provisions included in legislation proposed last year. They […]

Teen Marijuana Use In Colorado Has Drastically Dropped Since Legalizatoin

As marijuana legalization spreads across the United States, opponents have maintained that there will be negative long-term consequences, especially on young people. On Monday, for example, anti-pot activist Kevin Sabet tweeted“young adult use has skyrocketed over the past 10 years.” There’s just one problem: The latest federal data says the opposite […]

Denver Receives First Application For Social Marijuana Use In A Business

More than three months after Denver officially opened the gates, the first application to allow social marijuana use in a business has landed. The applicants seek to take advantage of 2016’s voter-passed Initiative 300, which made Denver the first in the nation to launch a program allowing limited public consumption at businesses […]

How Has Legalization Altered The Way Kids Learn About Marijuana?

WESTMINSTER, Calif. — After Yarly Raygoza attended the drug prevention program at the Boys & Girls Club here last year, she used what she learned to talk a few friends out of using marijuana. The 14-year-old took the class again this year but worries that counseling her friends will become […]

GOP Senator Pushes For Tax Cuts For Marijuana Businesses

A Republican senator from a state where marijuana is legal is pushing this week to give cannabis businesses a measure of tax fairness. Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado wants to attach an amendment to a wide-ranging Republican-led tax reform bill that would allow state-legal marijuana growers, processors and sellers to deduct normal businesses […]