“Look at these images and just smile”: Aspen artists grow marijuana pop art partnership

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 12:25 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 2:09 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff From left: Artists Mindy Karl and Dale Hollinger. (Photo by Craig Turpin) Few things go better with creativity than cannabis, so as legalization spreads, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that…

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A closer look at the VA’s softer stance on medical marijuana

Published: Jan 23, 2018, 8:17 am • Updated: Jan 23, 2018, 8:18 am By Michelle Andrews, Special To The Washington Post “Don’t ask, don’t tell” is how many veterans have approached health-care conversations about marijuana use with the doctors they see from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Worried that owning…

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The Silence of Sessions – A Deeper Look into the AG’s Position on Pot

The Silence of Sessions – A Deeper Look into the AG’s position on pot Since Attorney General, Jeffery Beauregard Sessions, came into office, there have been plenty of talk about ‘what he will do’ especially since he’s so vocal about keeping the status quo in relation to the drug war.…

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How does cannabis affect us? $5.5M study to look at twins living in two states

Published: Oct 24, 2017, 4:26 pm • Updated: Oct 24, 2017, 6:48 pm By Monte Whaley, The Denver Post A sweeping $ 5.5 million study of cannabis use among Colorado and Minnesota twins, both identical and fraternal, will try to discover why some people are more vulnerable to the negative…

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A look at Denver’s Levitt Pavilion, funded in part by $250,000 donation from marijuana companies

Published: Jul 20, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: Jul 20, 2017, 3:20 pm By The Cannabist Staff Denver’s new Levitt Pavilion isn’t just a sparkling crown jewel in the Mile High City’s music scene. When the 17,000-person outdoor amphitheater opens for its inaugural concert Thursday night, it will also mark…

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What Florida medical marijuana will look like under proposed rules

Published: Jun 19, 2017, 10:56 am • Updated: Jun 19, 2017, 10:57 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida health officials have issued their proposed rules to implement the state’s constitutional medical marijuana amendment. The regulations that were released on Friday by the Department of Health…

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To understand the Trump administration, look at their renewed war on drugs

Published: May 30, 2017, 3:05 pm • Updated: May 30, 2017, 3:05 pm By Danielle Allen, Special To The Washington Post What’s the standard line on President Donald Trump these days? That he’s an erratic creature of no fixed commitments and no stable policy objectives? Not so fast. In fact,…

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