Hemp taking off as viable product, and Colorado entrepreneurs are at the forefront of industry

Rianna Meyer doesn’t like talking about herself. When prompted, she ticks off a list of milestones: joining the Air Force, becoming a firefighting captain, finding her way to the Antarctic by way of Thailand. Her words tumble out with quick cadence, ready to talk about her latest adventure: hemp farming.…

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Man who shot 55-year-old as he slept, taking two bags of marijuana, sentenced to 44 years

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 5:49 pm • Updated: Feb 2, 2018, 9:17 am By Danika Worthington A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 44 years in prison Thursday after he was found guilty of murdering a man while he slept, pointing a gun at the man’s elderly mother and stealing marijuana. Ronnie…

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What’s taking Louisiana’s medical marijuana program so long to get started?

Published: Oct 9, 2017, 3:07 pm • Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 3:37 pm By Melinda Deslatte,  associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — No purses or briefcases allowed. Only transparent trash bags can be used. Randomized routes and delivery times demanded for the product, moved in unmarked vehicles. Constant surveillance expected.…

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Taking a back seat: This hot debate in Texas may trump marijuana legalization

Published: Dec 5, 2016, 7:05 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2016, 7:05 am By Will Weissert, The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas –Austin and Washington should be far more simpatico under soon-to-be Republican President Donald Trump than the White House’s current occupant, but there’s still room for potential policy clashes when…

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Scotts Miracle-Gro ups its hydroponics stakes, taking majority ownership of Boulder’s AeroGrow

Published: Dec 2, 2016, 1:16 pm • Updated: Dec 2, 2016, 1:16 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Scotts Miracle-Gro is now the majority owner of Boulder’s AeroGrow International Inc., the indoor gardening products company that was Scotts’ first foray into hydroponics. AeroGrow this week announced that Scotts subsidiary…

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