Colorado Supreme Court: Man who caused explosion while making hash oil not covered by legalization

Published: Jun 22, 2017, 12:59 pm • Updated: Jun 22, 2017, 2:51 pm By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A 21-year-old Colorado Springs man who blew up his home’s laundry room after brewing hash oil with a butane burner still needed a license to “manufacture” the oil after Colorado legalized…

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Cannabist Show: She helps decode cannabis regulations in California, Colorado, Nevada and beyond

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 12:01 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 12:20 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Amanda Ostrowitz, co-founder of CannaRegs. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Will visitors to Sin City be able to light up in July or what might delay Nevada’s recreational marijuana rollout? • …

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Cannabist Show S 03, Ep. 10: She helps decode cannabis regulations in California, Colorado, Nevada and beyond

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 12:19 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 12:20 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Amanda Ostrowitz, co-founder of CannaRegs. Podcast: Play in new window | Download LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Will visitors to Sin City be able to light up in July or what…

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Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear appeal in fight over doubled-up pot taxes

Published: Jun 20, 2017, 12:39 pm • Updated: Jun 20, 2017, 3:05 pm By John Aguilar, The Denver Post The Colorado Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal by Adams County over the validity of its recreational marijuana tax in three of its cities, raising questions about the…

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How one three-letter word in new Colorado law will make marijuana enforcement harder

Published: Jun 15, 2017, 10:46 am • Updated: Jun 15, 2017, 1:24 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Coordinating conjunctions matter in how Colorado’s cannabis laws should function. An “and” instead of an “or” nearly killed a bid to bolster Colorado’s role in medical marijuana research. The language lapse…

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Former marijuana enforcement officer, entrepreneur indicted in Colorado trafficking ring

Published: Jun 13, 2017, 11:44 am • Updated: Jun 13, 2017, 12:05 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A former Colorado marijuana enforcement officer and a Denver-based marijuana entrepreneur already the target of fraud allegations were indicted in connection with a suspected massive illegal marijuana trafficking ring that operated…

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U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, marijuana legalization supporter, to run for Colorado governor

Published: Jun 12, 2017, 11:52 am • Updated: Jun 12, 2017, 11:53 am By The Cannabist Staff U.S. Representative Jared Polis plans to join the crowded race for Colorado governor this week, The Denver Post reports. In April, The Cannabist’s Alicia Wallace sat down with Polis to talk with him…

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Colorado gov signs civil asset forfeiture bill, vetoes medical marijuana changes

Published: Jun 12, 2017, 7:44 am • Updated: Jun 12, 2017, 8:19 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday signed into law a controversial bill that changes how state law enforcement seize money and property suspected of being linked to crimes, despite pressure from Colorado sheriffs and…

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Two years after voters reject weed, officials in a small Colorado town consider sales

Published: Jun 9, 2017, 9:50 am • Updated: Jun 9, 2017, 9:58 am By Tyler Silvy, Greeley Tribune With an eye toward multi-million dollar projects the town has kicked down the road, Milliken officials Thursday made their best pitch for pot during a community forum at the Milliken Police Department.…

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