A dealer named 22 Jump Street swapped in broccoli for weed. Gunfire ensued

Published: Jul 26, 2017, 8:05 am • Updated: Jul 26, 2017, 8:15 am By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post An Aurora man involved in gunfire at a local mall over a bogus marijuana deal, which involved broccoli instead of weed, has been sentenced to prison. Sababu Colbert-Evans, 26, of Aurora…

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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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Israeli Marijuana Activists Took to the Street to Demand Legalization

Earlier this month,thousands of Israeli marijuana activists took to the street to demand legalization chanting,“the people demand legal cannabis.” The support for legalization is mirrored within parts of the Israeli government. The homeland to the ‘Father’ of cannabis science, Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Israel may be ready to turn a new leaf.…

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Weed on Wall Street? Investment firm holds conference to those wanting a piece of the pot pie

Published: Jan 12, 2017, 8:31 am • Updated: Jan 12, 2017, 8:31 am By Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg News Cowen & Co., the nearly century-old firm founded as a bond brokerage, is racing to become Wall Street’s leading provider of cannabis research, staking a claim to an industry generally forsaken by…

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Cannabis real estate company gets NYSE approval, but Wall Street debut delayed

Published: Nov 23, 2016, 4:39 pm • Updated: Nov 23, 2016, 6:10 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The first cannabis company to land a listing on the New York Stock Exchange could go public early next week; however, a culmination of factors — including marijuana’s uncertain future on…

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Blood Bud: The Outrageous Claim that Buying Street Weed leads to Death

Blood Bud: The Outrageous Claim that Buying Street Weed leads to Death A few months ago, I read this opinion piece in the New York Times entitled, “Want to Make Ethical Purchases? Stop Buying Illegal Drugs” where the author essentially equated “buying illegal drugs” to participating in “cartel violence”. While…

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Denver street art tour: Westword photographer shows off her favorite urban murals

Published: Sep 30, 2016, 10:38 am • Updated: Sep 30, 2016, 10:53 am By The Cannabist Staff There are hundreds of murals splashed across Denver, and Lindsey Bartlett helps to put them in front of even more eyes. Bartlett, who is the social media editor, pot writer and photographer for…

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In Exercise In Futility, Danish Cops Raid Christiania’s Pusher Street

By Phillip Smith Last Friday, more than a hundred Danish police swept into Copenhagen’s hippy enclave of Christiania to attack the hash and weed sellers of the community’s infamous Pusher Street. They tore down 37 stalls and arrested 18 people, carrying off nearly 10 kilos of cannabis by the time…

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