More Marijuana Articles

  • What did more Colorado marijuana stores do for August pot sales?

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    DENVER — Marijuana sales in Colorado increased 10 percent in August, a bump attributed to more stores opening across the state. The Colorado Department of Revenue announced Thursday that in August, customers bought more than $33 million in recreational cannabis — up from $29.7...

  • Prosecutors want Adrian Peterson's bond revoked after alleged marijuana use

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    HOUSTON — Texas prosecutors have filed a motion to revoke Adrian Peterson's bond and have him re-arrested after the Minnesota Vikings running back allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana while he is awaiting trial on a felony child abuse charge. In a motion filed Thursday, the...

  • Colorado marijuana stores roll out the 'Rookie Cookie' for pot newbies

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    DENVER — Recreational marijuana sellers are reaching out to novice cannabis users with a raft of edible products that impart a milder buzz and make it easy for inexperienced customers to find a dose they won't regret taking. In many ways, the marketing shift is the pot-industry...

  • Editorial: Governor should have fought 'reckless' law on marijuana

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Brew pub entrepreneur John Hickenlooper, when running for his first term as governor, had an intriguing idea. Colorado's Front Range could become the Napa Valley of high-end domestic beer. Four years later, we're the Napa Valley of pot. It happened under the governor's watch. He...

  • Colorado hunter finds illegal marijuana grow

    Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    VAIL — Authorities are investigating after a hunter found about 1,000 marijuana plants being illegally grown south of Gypsum. The Vail Daily reports (http://bit.ly/ZQBQwu ) the hunter was trekking in the Cottonwood Pass area when he came across the plants on private land Oct. 1. The...

  • Southern Colorado police: Students brought marijuana to sell at middle school

    By Sarah Rose, Canon City Daily Record
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Middle school students brought a pound of marijuana to sell at a school last week, said Florence Police Department Chief Mike DeLaurentis at Monday's Florence City Council meeting. He said the children got the marijuana from someone's back yard. "We've been experiencing more and...

  • Marijuana advocate says travels show legalization works

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Rick Steves smokes the occasional joint, but he's not arguing for marijuana legalization in Oregon just because he likes to get high. Steves, a nationally known guidebook author and host on public radio and television, said Tuesday he's convinced that marijuana...

  • DC Council approves record sealing for pot crimes

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has made further changes to marijuana laws in the nation's capital as residents weigh whether to legalize pot. On Tuesday, the council unanimously approved a bill that allows nonviolent marijuana offenders to have their criminal records sealed. The...

  • Hickenlooper says voters 'reckless' in marijuana vote

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says state voters were "reckless" when they legalized recreational marijuana two years ago. The governor was asked about legalization during a debate Monday against his Republican challenger, Bob Beauprez. Hickenlooper was asked to share his...

  • LETTERS: Marijuana stores are not different

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Pot stores are not different I was pleased to read in a Gazette editorial that you support the right of the people to vote on matters important to them. I find curious, though, your criticism of the Manitou City Council for following the expressed will of the people to allow...

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