Colorado Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that will decide future of pot-sniffing police dogs
On Wednesday, the Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that will set standards for the use of police dogs’ drug-detection skills in this state — and could have repe…
Why some pot costs are way, way down in Colorado
As more people launch large-scale industrial grow operations to supply Colorado's dispensaries and makers of weed-infused goodies, the prices go down as a result.
Amendment 73: What happens if voters put an extra $1.6 billion into Colorado's broken school...
A Gordian knot, a debacle, indefensible: Everyone agrees Colorado needs a better way to fund its schools.
A Tip Sheet For Workers And Workplaces Where Pot Is Legal
Changing marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace. For now, many employers seem to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states where recreational marijuana use is now per
The terrifying timeline of how a Colorado teen ate a pot cookie and then jumped to his death
The CDC has released the details to warn about the dangers of edible marijuana products.
Pot Topics: Canada legalizes cannabis; Colorado pot sales top 1B
The biggest "Pot Topic" this week is Canada. We've got that story plus the other cannabis stories making news here in the U.S.
How Texans are buying pot in Colorado: 'It’s, like, the new tourism'
With the state’s legalization of recreational marijuana use and regulated retail operations, the cannabis business is smoking.
Colorado’s first drive-thru pot dispensary opens on 4/20
PARACHUTE, Colo. -- The first drive-thru pot shop in the country is opening in Colorado, just in time for the annual "high holiday" of 4/20. The Tumbleweed Express Drive-Thru in Parachute, in the western part of the state, is holding its grand opening on Thursday. Owner Mark Smith, 58, was a pawn shop man. He owned 23 of them and eventually sold them to EZ Pawn. With the cold hard cash in his back pocket, he headed west and landed in Parachute.
Top 10 Pot Songs
How high is too high for Colorado pot tax?
After legalizing recreational marijuana last year, Colorado voters today will be the first in the country to vote on taxing the drug.
Top Pot will make the doughnuts on a glamorous corner of downtown Dallas
Seattle-born doughnut chain Top Pot Doughnuts continues its streak of North Texas openings, this time with a branch in a glamorous location on the far edge of downtown Dallas: the ground ...
Pot Supporters Plan A 'Smoke-In' After Arrests At 4/20 Event Near Capitol
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a pot giveaway that led to eight arrests, marijuana legalization supporters are returning to the U.S. Capitol — and this time they plan to light up. Activists say they expect to be arrested during Monday’s “smoke-in” outside the Capitol. The arrests during Thursday’s pot giveaway were unexpected because it’s legal to possess small amounts of pot and give it away for free in the District of Columbia. The demonstration was held on city land in an attempt to comply…
As More States Legalize, Colorado’s Pot Biz Is Ready To Cash In On Its Know-How
Cannabis can't be shipped across state lines, but know-how and branding can. With other states legalizing, expect to see a whole class of pot consultants from Colorado.
Colorado's pot lessons: Prepare for no help, a lot of smell
DENVER (Associated Press) -- Don't delay. Don't expect help. And get used to the smell. Those are some marijuana lessons from the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The agency is starting to open up more about regulating cannabis,…
Why do some Colorado politicians oppose medical pot for veterans?
In two separate actions, the U.S. House and Senate this week moved to make it easier for military veterans to access medical marijuana — efforts that were largely, but not unanimously, supported by Colorado's congressional delegation.
Why are Colorado businesses still testing for pot if it's legal?
Last week’s THC scare in Hugo began when a company tested its employees for cannabis. While the drug is legal, employees can still be fired for using it
With legal pot comes a problem: How do we weed out impaired drivers?
We don’t have a fast, reliable test to gauge whether someone is too doped up to drive.
Retail Marijuana Sales top $1 Billion in Colorado
Source Across the United States, legal weed sales topped $5.4 billion in 2016, up nearly 18% from the previous year. In Colorado, legal recreational retail sales of marijuana began in January of 2014 with $313 million in recreational sales and $384 million in medical sales. In 2015, while medical sales only rose a modest 5.6%, recreational sales increased more than 87% to $587.7 million. In data…
Has 4/20 Burned Out in Colorado? April Data Shows Drop in Pot Taxes.
Colorado is used to seeing marijuana sales tax dollars spike in April thanks to the 4/20 holiday on April 20, but that wasn't the case this year, according to sales tax data from the Colorado Department of Revenue.
Why Some Pot Smokers Face a Higher Risk of Drinking Problems
People who use alcohol and marijuana together may be at greater risk for alcohol-related problems, such as drunk driving and health issues, than those who use only alcohol, a new study finds.