More Marijuana Articles

  • Marijuana business incubator to open in Denver, courtesy of Colorado Springs company

    By David Migoya, The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    A Colorado Springs company that leases property to marijuana growers has acquired a former bank building in south Denver with plans to turn it into the industry's first business incubator. And if a consortium of marijuana businessmen cobble together the state's first cooperative...

  • Denver police, feds conduct large-scale raids on marijuana sites

    The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Denver police and federal agents on Tuesday morning raided multiple marijuana growing operations across Denver. At one site, a Denver police officer was seen in a blue hazmat suit entering a building on North Bryant Street. The officer's suit reeked of marijuana. He told The Denver...

  • LETTERS: Some election season laughs; background checks

    Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Some election season laughs Talk about how times change! My colleagues and I are getting good laughs from listening to our students comment about the upcoming elections. No, they aren't for or against any particular candidate, but they have plenty to say about the campaigns. My...

  • Different sides have different views in snuffing out of Manitou Springs marijuana rally

    By rich laden -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Organizers of a rally in Manitou Springs that was intended to educate the public about the benefits of marijuana use are complaining that the city's police department snuffed out their event Saturday. Police, however, say they only told a handful of vendors who were part of the event...

  • Hundreds of marijuana shop ATMs shut down

    By David Migoya The Denver Post -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Hundreds of ATMs in medical marijuana dispensaries - the lifeblood of businesses otherwise forced to work in cash - were shut down Wednesday, just days after similar machines were unplugged from recreational shops. The machines in Colorado and Washington were connected to a network...

  • LETTERS: Positive feedback on the airport; remember sequestration

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Positive feedback on the airport I had a lovely morning at our Colorado Springs Airport. I recently joined the "COS Premier Lounge" and as I drove to the airport I eagerly anticipated my new travel experience. I pulled right up to the valet parking area, grabbed my luggage, locked my...

  • Night of drinking, drug use ends in teen's 'accidental' death

    BY lisa walton -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    An 18-year-old Colorado Springs man who was shot and killed Saturday night had been drinking, smoking pot and playing with a gun with friends when it went off and fatally injured him, according to an arrest affidavit. Nickolas Vera was with two friends, including the suspect,...

  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Plattsburgh Press-Republican on the politics of major issues confronting Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Oct. 19 Gov. Andrew Cuomo is apparently taking heat for having failed — or having been unable, depending on how you look at it — to take definitive action on some...

  • Use of marijuana expands across all the age groups

    By name newspaper -Guest columnists -
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    With expansion of marijuana into the medical and now recreational arena, marijuana use has become more prevalent across all age groups. Recent data shows treatment for marijuana dependency in the state of Colorado for those 12-19 years old comprises more than 35 percent of age groups...

  • Colorado proposes edible marijuana ban, then retreats

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. Then the officials quickly backtracked after the suggestion went public. Health officials said Monday that they made the recommendation in response to...