Yoga, parkour and more security: New Denver 4/20 event organizer seeks to turn over new leaf

For more than a decade, Denver city officials have winced as they’ve watched puffs of marijuana smoke rise above Civic Center park during 4/20 gatherings at the symbolically important time of 4:20 p.m. After the legalization of recreational marijuana took effect in Colorado four years ago, those grimaces spread —…

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Denver wants to raise retail marijuana taxes to boost affordable housing fund

Denver marijuana buyers would help pay for an expansion of Denver’s 10-year, $ 150 million affordable housing fund under a plan that includes borrowing to amp up apartment production. Mayor Michael Hancock and other city officials have been under pressure from City Council members and affordable housing advocates for more…

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Former Denver high school teacher accused of smoking marijuana with students

Rachel L. Farley was the consummate “cool” teacher at East High School. In August, she allegedly invited students over to her house where they smoked weed together. Rachel Leigh Farley (Photo provided by Denver Police Department) Denver police didn’t think her plan was so cool. Early Tuesday morning, officers arrested…

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$7 million SEC fraud case against marijuana stock trader includes Snowmass home, Denver condo

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 10:14 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2018, 11:17 am By Rick Carroll, The Aspen Times The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused a Colorado marijuana businessman of engaging in a $ 7 million securities fraud that helped him buy a Snowmass Village home for nearly…

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After the success of cannabis legalization in Denver, could mushrooms be next?

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 10:34 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2018, 10:34 am By Jackie Crea, The Denver Channel DENVER – Colorado blazed trails when it legalized pot and now Denver could lead the way decriminalizing magic mushrooms. The group Denver for Psilocybin may soon have the all-clear to start…

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Las Vegas: no marijuana lounges until 2019, monitoring Denver social use licenses

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 1:07 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 1:07 pm By Chris Kudialis, Las Vegas Sun The Coffee Joint in Denver received the city’s first social-use marijuana permit license last week to become the initial pot consumption lounge in an area leading the way in pot regulation.…

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