Feds could learn a lot from Hickenlooper’s reasonable, moderate approach to marijuana legalization

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 7:35 am • Updated: Apr 19, 2017, 11:46 am By Denver Post Editorial Board 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 before…

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Nevadans could buy legal weed even sooner if state senator gets his way

Published: Mar 27, 2017, 8:35 am • Updated: Mar 27, 2017, 8:35 am By Alison Noon, The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — A Las Vegas Democrat is seeking to start recreational marijuana sales in Nevada at least a few weeks earlier than planned — in case something extends the…

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$1M marijuana investment opportunity on Craigslist – what could possibly go wrong?

Published: Mar 9, 2017, 4:04 pm • Updated: Mar 10, 2017, 7:44 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post State regulators have ordered a marijuana business owner from Nederland to stop soliciting investments in what they describe as unregistered securities for ventures in recreational and medical pot. The Colorado Department…

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Medical marijuana could help combat opioid epidemic

Published: Feb 28, 2017, 1:47 pm • Updated: Feb 28, 2017, 1:47 pm By Christine Vestal, The Washington Post NEW YORK – After a 12-year battle with debilitating abdominal conditions that forced her to stop working, marijuana has helped Lynn Sabulski feel well enough to look for a job. Sabulski…

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Sessions’ potential new drug policies could reverse trend of declining prison populations

Published: Feb 27, 2017, 1:51 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2017, 1:51 pm By Eric Tucker, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private…

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Colorado Gov. on “Meet the Press”: It’s unclear whether Trump administration could stop legal marijuana

Published: Feb 27, 2017, 7:34 am • Updated: Feb 27, 2017, 7:45 am By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post A guest on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper downplayed the possibility that the Trump administration would take aim at Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry, saying legalization’s inclusion in…

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The GOP congressman who said a nuke could be smuggled in a ‘bale of marijuana?’ He didn’t come up with the idea.

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 7:27 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 7:27 am By Aaron Blake, The Washington Post A Republican member of Congress just said something pretty odd on TV. Rep. Trent Franks (Ariz.) told CNN on Wednesday morning that a nuclear bomb could be smuggled into the United…

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Rec Pot Businesses Could Be In Trouble Under Trump, Says White House Official Sean Spicer

Rec pot businesses could be in trouble under trump, as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at Thursday’s press briefing that he thinks Americans will see a greater enforcement from the DEA. When asked about President Trump’s stance on the marijuana industry, Spicer said the following: “There’s two distinct…

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Want to weigh in on New Jersey’s MMJ conditions? You could have a chance to do so on Wednesday

Published: Feb 21, 2017, 2:54 pm • Updated: Feb 21, 2017, 2:54 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey is holding a public forum to hear arguments for adding further illnesses and conditions to the state’s list of ailments eligible for medical marijuana treatment. NJ.com reports Wednesday…

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