Colorado

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

On Friday, Democratic Representatives Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and Jared Polis of Colorado introduced two separate bills to legalize recreational marijuana on the federal level. Polis’ bill, the Regulate...
CO Marijuana Shop Neighbors File RICO Case to Stop Marijuana Legalization

CO Marijuana Shop Neighbors File RICO Case to Stop Marijuana Legalization

A Colorado hotel franchise and two property owners have filed lawsuits to stop the state’s legal marijuana program. The businesses, lowcated next to recreational marijuana shops, are citing violations...
Anti-Marijuana Group Plans Lawsuit to Shut Down Colorado Recreational Marijuana Program

Anti-Marijuana Group Plans Lawsuit to Shut Down Colorado Recreational Marijuana Program

Voters in Colorado legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but Safe Streets Alliance, an anti-marijuana group, is trying to stop the state’s marijuana program by filing a federal lawsuit. Safe...
Colorado Sells Almost $700 Million in Marijuana in 2014

Colorado Sells Almost $700 Million in Marijuana in 2014

Newly released numbers from the Colorado Department of Revenue show that Colorado sold $699,198,805 worth of medical and recreational marijuana in 2014. Medical marijuana made more money than recreational. ...
Colorado Trying to Stop People From Using Welfare to Buy Marijuana or Go to Strip Clubs

Colorado Trying to Stop People From Using Welfare to Buy Marijuana or Go to Strip Clubs

Colorado lawmakers are working to ensure welfare public benefit cards aren’t being used to purchase marijuana or to go to strip clubs.   They’re looking to do this by making...
2014 Marijuana DUI Stats Released by Colorado State Patrol

2014 Marijuana DUI Stats Released by Colorado State Patrol

The Colorado State Patrol has released statistics regarding marijuana DUIs in 2014.  According to the report, marijuana was involved in 12.2% of DUI citations in 2014.  The state started...
Colorado May Start Over on Medical Marijuana Regulations

Colorado May Start Over on Medical Marijuana Regulations

In 2010, a vote came in a hearing to renew Colorado’s 2010 mamedical marijuana regulations, which expire in 2015 if lawmakers don’t take action.  Governor John Hickenlooper’s regulators came...
Colorado Attorney General Says Making Marijuana Concentrates at Home is Illegal

Colorado Attorney General Says Making Marijuana Concentrates at Home is Illegal

Despite the fact that Amendment 64 has legalized the se, cultivation, and possession of marijuana, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is saying it is illegal to make marijuana concentrates...
Colorado Struggles with Regulations for Marijuana Contaminant Testing

Colorado Struggles with Regulations for Marijuana Contaminant Testing

Amendment 64 legalized marijuana in Colorado in 2012, but it also set out a number of criteria for regulations and practices that must be adopted by the state.  One...
Colorado Activists Working to Get Gun Protections for Marijuana Users

Colorado Activists Working to Get Gun Protections for Marijuana Users

The Colorado Campaign for Equal Gun Rights is working to gain protections for marijuana users who want to carry concealed weapons. The group is working to put a question...