Colorado Releases Report on Impact of Cannabis Legalization

Colorado just released a new report from the state’s Division of Criminal Justice that is shedding light on the impact of marijuana legalization in the state, nearly eight years after voters there passed an historic ballot measure to end prohibition on pot. The report, released this month, provides a wide…

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University of Colorado to Study Relationship Between Exercise and Cannabis

University of Colorado, Boulder (UCB) just introduced a new study that looks at whether or not cannabis can enhance physical performance in athletes. According to University Professor Angela Bryan, other studies have found that there is no evidence that cannabis enhances or improves physical performance. “There is very little research…

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Governor Polis Gets Sued Over Colorado Cannabis Laws

Governor Polis is being faced with a lawsuit over House Bill 1317, a bill that negatively affected students who were meant to benefit from the law that allows cannabis use by medical patients in public schools.  Benjamin Wann, a cannabis patient, and his parents, Amber and Brad, supported Polis back…

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New Rules in Colorado Rules Pave the Way for Bright Future of Hemp

Earlier this year in April, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a publication that included changes to state “wholesale food, industrial hemp and shellfish regulations.” Some of these regulations officially went into effect on July 1, and now, the state will move forward into a new era…

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Colorado Limits Purchases of Cannabis Concentrates and Puts Restrictions on Medical Marijuana Program

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill on Thursday that tightens limits on cannabis concentrates and puts restrictions on medical marijuana patients and their physicians. The measure, House Bill 1317 (HB21-1317), also funds research into the effect that high-potency marijuana products can have on developing minds. Democratic Rep. Yadira Caraveo,…

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Bummer: Colorado COVID-19 Cannabis Executive Orders Set to Expire

Executive orders that relaxed cannabis regulations in Colorado during the COVID-19 pandemic expired last week after earlier efforts by state lawmakers to make them permanent failed. The executive order from Democratic Gov. Jared Polis expired on June 10, ending temporary authority for physicians to make medical marijuana recommendations for patients…

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Colorado COVID-19 Executive Orders For Cannabis Expire

Executive orders that relaxed cannabis regulations in Colorado during the COVID-19 pandemic expired last week after earlier efforts by state lawmakers to make them permanent failed. The executive order from Democratic Gov. Jared Polis expired on June 10, ending temporary authority for physicians to make medical marijuana recommendations for patients…

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Colorado Cannabis Company, Nature’s Root Labs, Breaks New Ground by Unionizing

The Colorado cannabis landscape is shifting, and unionization is coming to the industry. Nature’s Root Labs in Longmont, Colorado just unionized employees through United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). Nature’s Root Labs sells CBD to Union Harvest in Florida, a company that then uses the raw product to make cannabidiol-rich…

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What is the Best Marijuana License Plate? – Colorado Sets Records at RMV Auction

History was made in Colorado in April 2021 when the first ever cannabis vanity plate auction took place. This auction was a way for cannabis enthusiasts to show their love and support for the legalization of cannabis, with the proceeds channeled into an important course. At the event, the rights…

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