Colorado

Colorado Proposal Would Allow Medical Marijuana Use During Parole and Probation

Colorado Proposal Would Allow Medical Marijuana Use During Parole and Probation

A new proposal from Colorado Representative Joe Salazar, House Bill 1267, would allow people on parole and probation to use medical marijuana.  The bill received unanimous support in the...
Colorado Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Neighboring States’ Lawsuit Over Recreational Marijuana

Colorado Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Neighboring States’ Lawsuit Over Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Colorado’s Attorney General asked the US Supreme Court to throw out a lawsuit filed by Oklahoma and Nebraska over recreational marijuana in Colorado. Oklahoma and Nebraska filed...
Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Colorado officials have won indictments against 32 individuals accused on being involved in a scheme to illegally grow marijuana in Colorado and traffic it to other states. The indictments...
Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

As part of Colorado’s legal marijuana program, part of the marijuana excise tax is to be contributed to local schools.  Schools are already seeing the benefits of these taxes,...
Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs from Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado have filed a lawsuit to strike down marijuana legalization in Colorado.  The sheriffs claim that marijuana legalization creates a “crisis of conscience” by...
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...