Pot church ban amendment rejected by Colorado House

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 10:50 am • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 12:07 pm By Brian Eason, The Denver Post The Colorado House on Thursday rejected a last-minute attempt to ban pot use in churches, an amendment that was introduced on the same day the controversial International Church of Cannabis opened in Denver. Proposed…

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Six essential Colorado cannabis tours, from party buses to free-form adventures

Published: Apr 18, 2017, 5:20 pm • Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 5:20 pm By Jake Browne, The Cannabist Staff They won’t adorn you with a hemp lei when you step off the plane, but Colorado remains a top destination for travelers looking to celebrate the “high holiday” of April 20.…

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What will Colorado do when the price of cannabis drops like a bowling ball?

Published: Apr 18, 2017, 5:16 pm • Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 5:32 pm By Chuck Plunkett, The Denver Post The Denver Post opinion pages solicited commentary from various marijuana policy and industry leaders, as well as the public, for a special cannabis-themed edition of the Sunday Perspective section the weekend…

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Colorado marijuana DUIs down 33 percent from first three months of last year

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 6:20 pm • Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 8:40 am By Hayley Sanchez, The Denver Post The number of citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana dropped by 33.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year, but the number…

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Colorado bill with new rules for local pot taxes heads to gov’s desk

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 3:04 pm • Updated: Apr 17, 2017, 3:37 pm By The Denver Post State lawmakers approved a bill Monday that would allow counties to levy and collect sales tax on recreational marijuana, a move inspired by a standoff between Adams County and three of its cities…

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Colorado cannabis sales top $126M in February 2017 amid federal uncertainty

Published: Apr 11, 2017, 5:52 pm • Updated: Apr 11, 2017, 5:54 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In a month when the phrase “greater enforcement” was uttered by the Trump administration in relation to marijuana, Colorado’s cannabis sales continued their surge. In February, licensed shops brought in nearly…

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Colorado bill making it a crime to grow recreational weed for others heads to gov’s desk

Published: Apr 10, 2017, 1:29 pm • Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 6:52 pm By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado was set Monday to outlaw marijuana growing co-ops soon after the state Senate unanimously approved a bill (HB17-1221) making it a crime for people to cultivate recreational pot…

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Colorado ganjapreneur wants to expand cannabis pairing tours to other states

Published: Apr 3, 2017, 11:24 am • Updated: Apr 3, 2017, 4:06 pm By The Summit Daily In the years since recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado, Philip Wolf, founder of Cultivating Spirits, has created a business that combines cannabis, food and wine tastings. Now Wolf and his new business partner…

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DEA asks Colorado for info on marijuana crimes, “for the new administration”

Published: Apr 1, 2017, 9:19 am • Updated: Apr 3, 2017, 8:01 am By John Ingold, The Denver Post Amid speculation about how the Trump administration will confront marijuana legalization in states such as Colorado, a Drug Enforcement Administration supervisor has sent an e-mail to a prosecutor in the state…

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