More Marijuana Articles

  • Pot seen as reason for rise in Denver homeless

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    DENVER — Officials at some Denver homeless shelters say the legalization of marijuana has contributed to an increase in the number of younger people living on the city's streets. One organization dealing with the increase is Urban Peak, which provides food, shelter and other services...

  • Marijuana may be legal, but Colorado homeowner agreements can ban

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    DENVER — Pot may be legal in some states — but the neighbors don't have to like it. Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing homeowners' associations. Though a few HOAs have willingly changed their rules to...

  • Nearly 2 dozen apply for 5-seat Pueblo marijuana board

    By Peter Roper, The Pueblo Chieftain
    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    There are 22 people — count ‘em, 22 people — applying for the new five-member Pueblo Marijuana Licensing Board. That’s startling because it can be a challenge getting people to volunteer to serve on city boards and commissions, such as the Zoning Board of Appeals. “When I first...

  • Seattle police: Homeless ticketed most for pot

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else. Officers issued 82 tickets for public possession and use...

  • Pueblo marijuana sales reach $7 million in 6 months

    By Jeff Tucker, The Pueblo Chieftain
    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Recreational sales of marijuana in Pueblo County set a record in June and are averaging more than $1 million a month through the first half of the year. The Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder’s Office reported that $1.6 million worth of marijuana was sold from the county’s seven...

  • Recreational marijuana qualifies for Oregon ballot

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    SALEM, Ore. — Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. State elections officials certified Tuesday that the petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot. Election workers say there...

  • Edible marijuana products recalled in Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    DENVER — A popular Colorado brand of marijuana-infused brownies and other sweets has been recalled amid concerns of contamination from unsanitary equipment. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1mSIASB ) that several products from the company At Home Baked were recalled Thursday by...

  • Prosecutors say Colorado man had large illegal marijuana grows

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    DENVER — Prosecutors say a man faces felony charges for illegally growing hundreds of pounds of marijuana in three Denver warehouses in an area with many legal grows. The Denver district attorney's office on Thursday charged 45-year-old Todd Nelson with possessing more than 50 pounds...

  • Petition puts recreational marijuana sales in Manitou Springs on November ballot

    by matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    Manitou Springs residents will have a chance in November to prohibit recreational marijuana sales in the western El Paso County town. A petition was approved July 3 by the city clerk's office, forcing a question onto the ballot for the Nov. 4 election. The clerk's office said 275...

  • House votes to allow marijuana-related banking

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana. The 236-186 vote rejected a move by Rep. John Fleming, R-La., to block the Treasury Department from implementing guidance it issued...

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