More Marijuana Articles

  • Economist: Marijuana benefits outweigh societal costs

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. — A University of Oregon economist says tax revenue estimates for Colorado's marijuana legalization program were vastly overstated, but pot's social benefits may outweigh its societal costs. Economist Ben Hansen said Thursday at the Oregon Economic Forum that...

  • Medical pot caregivers may face more oversight

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    DENVER — Lawmakers concerned about what they call a marijuana black market operating under Colorado's medical-pot system will consider legislation next year that would limit plant grows and place more oversight on caregivers. A bill advanced by legislative leaders Wednesday on a 13-5...

  • FAGIN: Religious Right on wrong side of history

    Barry Fagin
    Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    How many times have you heard the world is going to hell in a handbasket? That if this or that activity continues unabated, society as we know it will be gravely imperiled? You're not alone. Knee-jerk reactionaries have been with us throughout history. Unfortunately for them, their...

  • Snoop Dogg backs Colorado gov hopeful with music fest

    The Cannabist
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Snoop Dogg is organizing a multi-day music and comedy festival in the Denver area on Halloween weekend — a.k.a. a few days before the general election — and Snoop will be performing and raising awareness for Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon, the Dunafon campaign told...

  • 3 things marijuana shops don't always tell you

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    So you know what weed you like and when you buy it at a new place, alas it doesn't smoke the same. What happened? It's complicated. Sort of like trying to find your great great grandfather on a genealogical website. Ry Prichard, of The Cannabist staff, (whose bio says that...

  • Aurora's 1st marijuana shop opening

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    AURORA — The Denver suburb of Aurora is getting its first marijuana dispensary Monday. Colorado's third-largest city was cleared for marijuana sales Oct. 1. But local permitting delays mean the first store isn't opening until Monday. The Euflora store also has a location in Denver....

  • LETTERS: AFA AD was impressive; Manitou will decide on pot

    Published: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    No AD has performed better Congratulations, Gazette and Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson. You have finally accomplished your mission of getting rid of Athletic Director (AD) Dr. Hans Mueh. Dr. Mueh is the most-qualified, competent and ethical senior administrator at the Air Force Academy...

  • Manitou Springs sets a record that businesses can appreciate

    By stephen hobbs -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    Manitou Spring's record-breaking summer continued in August, with a 17 percent sales tax revenue increase from the previous month. The $362,293 sales tax revenue total for the month was an increase of more than $50,000 from July, which had been the city's highest total. It was also...

  • Gazette endorsements for treasurer, attorney general

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Vote Walker Stapleton In the race for Colorado state treasurer, Coloradans have the opportunity to continue down the road with a proven leader. Walker Stapleton, a financial whiz with post-graduate degrees from Harvard and the London School of Economics, saved us money by...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez weigh in on pot repeal

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    DENVER — Whether marijuana legalization should be repealed in Colorado came up during the latest gubernatorial debate Thursday in Fort Collins, with Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper saying it would be premature to put the question to voters. Instead, Hickenlooper said the state...