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Colorado Police Encourage Responsible Marijuana Use During First Legal 4/20

Colorado Police Encourage Responsible Marijuana Use During First Legal 4/20

2014 marks the first year that Coloradoans can legally celebrate 4/20 with recreational marijuana.  State officials have released a reminder to all citizens to party responsibly. “State agencies, local...
State Cracks Down on Some Medical Marijuana Patients in Colorado

State Cracks Down on Some Medical Marijuana Patients in Colorado

A crackdown could be coming on some medical marijuana patients and caregivers in Colorado–specifically, those who are authorized to grow more than the standard number allowed by state law. ...
Colorado Supreme Court Allows Lawyers to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Supreme Court Allows Lawyers to Work with Marijuana Businesses

The Colorado State Supreme Court has approved a rule change that allows attorneys to work with marijuana businesses.  Previously, lawyers who took on marijuana business owners as clients faced...
Colorado Appeals Court Rules Recreational Marijuana Law Can Be Used to Challenge Some Court Convictions

Colorado Appeals Court Rules Recreational Marijuana Law Can Be Used to Challenge Some Court Convictions

People who have been convicted of minor marijuana crimes may be in luck.  The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that some marijuana cases can be overturned for people...
Looking to Work in the Marijuana Industry?

Looking to Work in the Marijuana Industry?

Are you looking to work in the marijuana industry?  If you live in Colorado, you may be in luck.  On Thursday March 13th, a recreational marijuana job fair will...
Recreational Marijuana Sales Brought CO $2.9 Million in Tax Revenue in January

Recreational Marijuana Sales Brought CO $2.9 Million in Tax Revenue in January

On Monday, the Colorado Department of Revenue reported that the first month of legal marijuana sales brought the state almost $3 million in taxes. Revenue came from the state’s...
Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police wrote a letter to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper this week, asking for some money from the state’s recreational marijuana program to go...
Colorado Governor Warns Other States to Only Legalize Marijuana For the Right Reasons

Colorado Governor Warns Other States to Only Legalize Marijuana For the Right Reasons

At last week’s National Governors Association meeting in Washington DC, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper told reporters that a handful of other Governors are looking to him for guidance about...
Legal Marijuana Bringing More Tax Revenue Than Anticipated in CO

Legal Marijuana Bringing More Tax Revenue Than Anticipated in CO

Colorado’s recreational pot shops only opened almost two months ago, but Governor John Hickenlooper is already impressed with the amount of tax revenue the legal marijuana industry is bringing...
Magazines Sue Colorado Over Marijuana Advertising Restrictions

Magazines Sue Colorado Over Marijuana Advertising Restrictions

The publishers of High Times magazine and Colorado-based Westword magazine are suing the state of Colorado in federal court over the state’s restrictions on advertising for recreational marijuana businesses....