Pass the hemp: Colorado prepares to regulate the plant like any other food ingredient

With the stroke of a pen, hemp could be treated like any other food ingredient under Colorado law. A bill is on its way to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk to apply existing food manufacturing guidelines to products such as hemp oil-infused coffee and CBD-rich extracts made from the non-psychoactive cannabis…

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60-year-old woman acquitted at Colorado trial over marijuana plant limits

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 8:12 am • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 8:47 am By The Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A 60-year-old Colorado woman arrested in 2013 for having more than 30 pounds (13 kilograms) of marijuana in her basement has been acquitted at trial. The Daily Sentinel reported…

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Colorado Senate committee lowers marijuana plant limit to 12, or 24 with registration

Published: Mar 23, 2017, 7:46 am • Updated: Mar 23, 2017, 7:58 am By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — A Colorado plan to crack down on homegrown pot is rapidly heading to the governor’s desk after lawmakers changed the bill to give pot patients more leeway. A Senate…

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Colorado’s high plant limit helps state’s sickest patients, but there’s a dark side

Published: Mar 8, 2017, 4:18 pm • Updated: Mar 8, 2017, 5:05 pm By Megan Schrader, The Denver Post They call themselves refugees, and Colorado — with its permissive rules for growing marijuana in homes and world-renowned industrial strains of low-THC, high-CBD oils — is their haven. For hours Monday,…

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