More Marijuana Articles

  • Reports raise uncertainty of marijuana effects on Colorado youth

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Two reports raised uncertainty this month over marijuana use among Colorado's youth - particularly since recreational sales began in January. Smart Colorado, an advocacy group, raised concerns Wednesday about marijuana use among Colorado's youth, citing a 2011-2012 federal report...

  • Taxes for recreational marijuana fall short of estimates

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    DENVER — Original estimates for taxes to Colorado for recreational marijuana were $33.5 million for the just ended fiscal year. Gov. John Hickenlooper's office predicted $100 million. The Denver Post reports Tuesday (http://dpo.st/1mH0jbN) that the actual amount in retail sales and...

  • City Council delays decision on Colorado Springs recreational marijuana

    By Stephen Hobbs, stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Colorado Springs City Council members will wait at least two weeks before deciding whether to put recreational marijuana sales on the April city ballot. At a work session Monday, council members discussed draft ballot language, possible taxation and regulation of recreational...

  • $2 million Colorado anti-marijuana campaign warns of becoming 'lab rat'

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

    DENVER — A campaign to discourage Colorado youths from using marijuana titled "Don't Be a Lab Rat" will use human-sized rat cages and television and movie-theater ads, with the goal of telling teens there's uncertainty surrounding the effects of pot. The campaign launching Monday...

  • Colorado Springs City Council to discuss recreational marijuana Monday

    By Stephen Hobbs, stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

    Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado Springs will once again come before the city council in a work session Monday. This time, however, the topic of conversation will be whether or not to have a ballot measure in April of next year. A proposal to put recreational marijuana on the...

  • Anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado teens starting

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Aug 10, 2014

    DENVER — A campaign to discourage Colorado youths from using marijuana titled "Don't Be a Lab Rat" will use human-sized rat cages and television and movie-theater ads. The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/QGTPpQ ) that the goal of the campaign is to tell teens about the...

  • June was best month yet for Colorado marijuana sales

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Aug 8, 2014

    DENVER — New marijuana tax records from Colorado show June was the best-selling month yet for the state's recreational pot experiment, with $24.7 million in total sales. The numbers released by the Department of Revenue also show recreational pot inching toward medical pot in total...

  • 3 drugged after eating purported marijuana-free candy

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Aug 7, 2014

    DENVER — Three people say they were drugged after eating a chocolate bar that wasn't supposed to have marijuana in it at the Denver County Fair's new pot pavilion. Fair spokeswoman Dana Cain says at least two of the people went to the hospital and tested positive for THC. Richard...

  • Manitou B&B part of discreet but growing list of marijuana-friendly hotels

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    Gwen David is constantly thinking of new ways to market her Avenue Hotel Bed & Breakfast Inn in Manitou Springs. She advertises on websites for those in search of romantic weekend getaways. She hits all the outdoor enthusiast websites. And now, since the grand opening of...

  • 3 Texans accused in 2 Colorado marijuana robberies

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Aug 5, 2014

    DURANGO — Three people from Texas are accused of stealing pot in two separate robberies of Colorado medical marijuana dispensaries. In Durango, two 17-year-olds were arrested Monday for allegedly stealing a jar of pot after entering a dispensary wearing bandanas, cowboy hats and...

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