Cannabis causes less brain damage than alcohol, CU study finds

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am By Josh Magness, McClatchy Washington Bureau (tribune News Service) It’s a common stereotype that people who smoke weed are a bit foggy-headed and missing a few brain cells. But a new study from researchers at the University…

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Colorado Divide: Is hemp the answer for a rural county hoping to rely less on mining?

Published: Oct 27, 2017, 5:24 am • Updated: Oct 27, 2017, 9:10 am By Jason Blevins, The Denver Post NUCLA — Hardship rides the wind in the West End, a lonely basin where Colorado’s Uncompahgre Plateau joins Utah’s canyonlands. It started more than 30 years ago, when the collapse of…

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Sessions’ plan to make street drugs less potent and more expensive is deeply flawed

Published: Jul 12, 2017, 10:47 am • Updated: Jul 12, 2017, 11:51 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a lengthy speech on drug policy today at a conference for DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), the anti-drug program that was big in the 80s and…

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Dallas police to treat less than 4 ounces of weed as misdemeanor

Published: Apr 13, 2017, 8:52 am • Updated: Apr 13, 2017, 8:52 am By The Associated Press DALLAS — Dallas police this fall will start issuing misdemeanor citations and releasing some people found with less than 4 ounces (about 113 grams) of marijuana. The Dallas City Council on Wednesday approved…

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Marijuana Isn’t Legal in Missouri, But it’s Less Illegal Than it Used to be!

Missouri marijuana laws have changed in 2017.  Is marijuana legal in Missouri?  Marijuana isn’t legal in Missouri; but it’s less illegal than it used to be.  Here is why: Up until January 1, 2017, possession of any amount of marijuana, no matter how small, was considered at least a Class…

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