• Keystone visitor commits suicide after eating marijuana candies

    By Summit Daily staff
    Updated: 25 min ago

    A Tulsa, Oklahoma man visiting Keystone committed suicide after consuming a large amount of edible marijuana candies on Tuesday, March 24, according to a Summit County Coroner’s report. The coroner said the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head. Luke Gregory Goodman, 22, was...

  • Colorado officials detail bust that shut down ring accused of shipping marijuana to other states

    by Megan Schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DENVER - Details of a large-scale illegal marijuana grow and trafficking scheme were unveiled Thursday after 32 people were indicted for shipping tens of thousands of pounds of pot out of Colorado. The drug ring used Colorado's caregiver law that allows medical marijuana grows for...

  • Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: Thanks to all members for submitting editorials that help The Associated Press assemble the weekly Illinois Editorial Roundup. Due to several factors, it has become more challenging to find fresh, original editorials on member websites. We would very much...

  • 32 indicted in Colorado illegal marijuana operation

    Associated Press
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    DENVER — A Colorado grand jury has indicted 32 people on charges that they illegally grew and shipped thousands of pounds of marijuana to other states, most often Minnesota. The Denver Post (http://dpo.st/1Oz2dvs ) reported Wednesday that authorities believe the group made...

  • Edible marijuana must get new look, lawmakers agree

    Associated Press
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    DENVER — Edible marijuana sold in Colorado must have a new look. That's according to state senators from both parties who rejected a bill Wednesday to loosen a requirement that pot cookies and candies not look like regular foods. The 0-5 vote was a stunning rejection for a bill...

  • Report: Racial disparities in arrests persist with legal marijuana in Colorado

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — Not surprisingly, the legalization of marijuana in Colorado has reduced pot arrests, but a newly released study says it doesn't solve one of the central goals of drug-policy reformers: ending racial disparities in enforcement. A report from the pro-legalization Drug Policy...

  • Colorado may give up on changing the look of edible marijuana

    The Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — Colorado may give up on one of its toughest marijuana problems to emerge in the new market — making sure that edible pot products can't be confused with regular foods. A bill up for its first vote Wednesday would repeal a 2014 Colorado requirement requiring pot foods to have...

  • EDITORIAL: Fix Colorado's pot problems

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Today concludes The Gazette's four-part perspective on the world's boldest public policy experiment with commercialized recreational and medical pot. The Gazette created a special project team made up of editorial staff and a seasoned reporter to look into these claims and compare...

  • Colorado marijuana plants quarantined due to possible pesticides

    Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    DENVER — Denver officials may shut down dozens of pot-growing collectives scattered across the city. Officials say they're trying to shut down about 60 collective growing operations. The collectives are advertised as places to grow pot for people who can't or don't want to grow them...

  • Legal fight begins over Illinois medical marijuana documents

    Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — A legal fight is shaping up over whether the state of Illinois will have to produce any documents showing how permits were awarded in the medical marijuana industry. Alice Keane of the Illinois Attorney General's office said in court Monday the state's medical marijuana...

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