Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from Colorado public lands in 2017

Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from public lands during last year’s growing season, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Colorado office. The plants were growing illegally on about 38 acres, not including the islands of the Colorado River. These grows are ones that operate…

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The Kids Are Alright: Majority of Millennials Think Cannabis Is Safer Than Alcohol

The Kids Are Alright: Majority of Millennials Think Cannabis Is Safer Than Alcohol A new poll revealed that there is significant support for cannabis among the younger American crowd. The millennials, in particular, could be effective in helping put an end to federal prohibition. The new survey, which looked at…

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Poll finds 87% of millennials believe marijuana is safer than alcohol

Everyone knows millennials love marijuana. Now, a handful of polls by The Tylt back up that claim — and the numbers are staggering. In a study which polled over 6,000 millenial-aged users, 84% believe marijuana should be legalized. Other cannabis-related findings from the The Tylt: The Tylt is an app and website…

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$750,000 illegal marijuana grow bust: more than 110 pounds seized, 2 arrested in Colorado

More than 110 pounds of marijuana was seized and two people were arrested following the bust of an illegal marijuana grow operation in El Paso County on Wednesday. Members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Rural Enforcement Outreach, SWAT, Crime Reduction Unit and the Metro Vice Narcotics Intelligence executed…

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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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Marijuana will be “way bigger” than craft beer, Lagunitas Brewing founder tells cannabis industry leaders

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 5:54 pm • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 6:04 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A former Budweiser executive was “way, way wrong” when he likened the cannabis industry to craft beer, the founder of Lagunitas Brewing Co. told marijuana industry leaders. “I think (cannabis) is…

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