DARE gets a modern makeover, but Denver schools aren’t convinced it works

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 6:59 am • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 8:51 am By Monte Whaley, The Denver Post Two decades after Drug Abuse Resistance Education was declared dead, it and similar drug- and alcohol-prevention programs are back in Colorado classrooms. But the finger-wagging, “Just Say No” messaging that turned…

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Want to smoke Hunter S. Thompson’s weed? Gonzo brand marijuana in works

Published: Nov 28, 2016, 12:41 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2016, 12:55 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Since we broke news of plans for a Hunter S. Thompson museum near Aspen two summers ago, his widow, Anita Thompson, has steadily been hard at work to honor the literary…

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This ex-Treasury Department employee has a solution to bank the marijuana industry: How it works

Published: Oct 27, 2016, 9:29 am • Updated: Oct 27, 2016, 9:29 am By The Cannabist Staff There are lot of companies out there trying to solve the banking conundrum that plagues the cannabis industry. Some have taken action such as setting up holding companies to provide banking or even…

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Blow Me ! Stanford Works On THC Breathalyzer For Drivers

New “Potalyzer” Can Tell If You’re Driving Stoned Using magnetic nanotechnology that was previously used to detect cancer, scientists have now discovered a potential for discovering how stoned drivers are. We’ve gone over this many times – the truth is that marijuana is not harmful and has no side effects.…

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