More Marijuana Articles

  • Denver delays restrictions on homemade hash oil

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    DENVER — Denver has delayed debate on proposed restrictions on amateur hash oil production. A City Council committee delayed consideration of the restrictions Tuesday so that they could be amended to accommodate residents who use an alcohol-based process. The Denver Post reports...

  • House passes 'no welfare for weed' bill

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill Tuesday that could make it a little harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal. Supporters call it the "no welfare for weed" bill. The bill would prevent people from using...

  • Man arrested for trying to steal the surveillance camera of a pot store

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    A would-be burglar was caught early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a medical marijuana store at 586 S. Academy Blvd., after he tried to steal the store's surveillance camera, police reports said. Colorado Springs police were called about a burglary in progress at Rocky Road...

  • In Jamaica, Rastas ready for pot decriminalization

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Taking a deep draw on a pipe that glows with burning marijuana, reggae luminary Bunny Wailer gives a satisfied grin through a haze of aromatic smoke in his concrete yard painted in the red, green, gold and black colors identified with his Rastafarian faith....

  • Gazette editorial: Council gets it right on marijuana

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    It's official. Colorado Springs says no to marijuana. Community leaders have made clear their desire to make life easier for military officers, parents, teachers and others who must keep young people off drugs. For weeks, the Colorado Springs City Council had fiddled with the bad...

  • GUEST COLUMN: The mishandling of the 2014 National Household Survey on Drug Use and Health

    Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    It felt a bit like being invited to a christening, but: no baby. Sept. 4 saw the annual release of the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), produced by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) 
and used as one basis for the strategic goal of drug...

  • The economy a hot topic at business expo in Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    The Springs Business Expo was the place to talk business Wednesday. But it also was the place to discuss the local economy, and some of the expo's attendees said they're seeing improvement as it recovers from the Great Recession. Nearly 100 businesses, civic and nonprofit groups and...

  • Recreational marijuana eclipses medical pot in Colorado

    KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado is now selling more recreational pot than medical pot, a turning point for the newly legal industry. Tax records released by the state Department of Revenue on Wednesday showed that the state sold $29.7 million worth of recreational marijuana in July, the most...

  • Colorado Springs City Council nixes recreational marijuana ballot question

    By Monica Mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    The Colorado Springs City Council will not ask voters if they want the city to allow recreational marijuana sales, leaving the issue in the hands of citizens who could collect signatures to get the question on the 
ballot. The council voted 6-3 on Tuesday against an April ballot...

  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania ___ PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS ARE DESPERATE FOR PENSION RELIEF Just how desperate are Pennsylvania schools for some kind of help coping with the crushing financial burdens imposed on them by the state's pension crisis? Monday night, a member of the...

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