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Colorado Amendment 64

Matt Ferner

One Man's Court Case Could Change Everything For Marijuana Users

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Brandon Coats, who is suing his former employer, Dish Network, for firing him in 2010 for using medical marijuana outside the office to treat his debi...

Matt Ferner

Coloradans Even Happier About Legal Weed After A Few Months Of Retail Sales

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

More than a year after Colorado voters passed Amendment 64, which legalized marijuana for recreational use, and less than three months after the first...

Matt Ferner

Colorado Governor Discourages Other States From Legalizing Pot

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has a word of warning for states considering marijuana legalization. "I urge caution," Hickenlooper said at the Nat...

Baked Colorado 2014!

Shan Wells | Posted 03.10.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Colorado One Year Later: Thousands Not Arrested for Marijuana, Millions of Dollars Saved

Art Way | Posted 02.09.2014 | Denver
Art Way

One year ago, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order ratifying the overwhelming victory Amendment 64, the nation's first statewide vote to end marijuana prohibition.

Matt Ferner

It's Legal To Smoke Marijuana On Your Front Porch In Denver

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The Denver City Council overwhelmingly voted to allow adults to smoke marijuana on their front porches and private property -- even if the pot smoking...

Matt Ferner

Smoking Legal Weed On Your Front Porch Poised To Become Illegal In Denver

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The Denver City Council gave initial approval to a new controversial city ordinance that would effectively ban smoking pot on private property if it h...

Colorado Medical Marijuana Raids Show Industry Still Risky

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — There's money to be made in legal weed. But you better have a strong stomach for risk. That's the message Colorado's nascent pot indu...

Rules For Legal, Recreational Weed Sales Announced In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.01.2013 | Denver

The Colorado Department of Revenue released a 60-plus page report Monday detailing the rules of how recreational marijuana should be licensed, regulat...

Former Cop On New Pot Laws: 'They've Done A Wonderful Job, It's A Great Day'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.31.2013 | Denver

Earlier this week, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed six marijuana bills establishing Colorado as the world's first legal, regulated and taxed marijuana m...

Tvert: 'Marijuana Has Never Killed A Single Human Being In History'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.30.2013 | Denver

On Tuesday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed six historic marijuana bills into law formally legalizing the recreational use of pot by adults in Colorado....

Matt Ferner

Governor Signs Historic Legal Marijuana Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.04.2013 | Denver

On Tuesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed several historic measures to implement marijuana legalization in the state, establishing Colorado a...

Too Stoned To Drive Bill Advances, Appears Poised To Become Law

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.07.2013 | Denver

A controversial measure which sets a THC-blood limit for Colorado motorists -- a concept which has failed six times in the last three years in the sta...

Too Stoned To Drive? Marijuana DUI Bill Passes State House

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.02.2013 | Denver

A bill that sets a legal limit for THC in a motorist's bloodstream passed in the Colorado House on Tuesday. Under House Bill 1114, drivers caught w...

Marijuana DUI Bill Advances... Again

Posted 04.02.2013 | Denver

A Colorado House committee advanced a bill to set marijuana blood limits for drivers Monday. House Bill 1114, also known in previous years as the ...

'4/20 Is Most Certainly An Unwelcome Gathering On The Campus'

The Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.10.2013 | Denver

Despite the recreational use of marijuana being newly legal in Colorado and 4/20 falling on a Saturday this year, University of Colorado officials sti...

First 'Cannabis-Friendly' Coffee Shop Opens In Lafayette

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 03.05.2013 | Denver

LAFAYETTE -- By day, The Front Tea & Art Shop sells papier-mache piggy banks, handmade flutes and elaborate carvings alongside tea leaves and hemp cof...

THC University Teaches The Proper Ways To Home-Grow Weed

Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, residents are in a bit of a jam: They can't legally buy marijuana in the state, but they can leg...

Members-Only Marijuana Clubs Open In Colorado

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 01.01.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- With reggae music pumping in the background and flashing disco-style lights, members of the recreational pot club lit up in celebration of t...

Drug War Dealt Big Blow

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people. Those who have argued for decades that legalizing and taxing weed wou...

Marijuana Victories Could Be Short-Lived

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

* Colorado, Washington vote to legalize * Oregon voters reject similar measure * Federal government considers marijuana ...

Marijuana More Popular Than President Obama In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.08.2012 | Denver

In Colorado, weed is more popular than President Barack Obama. More people voted for Amendment 64 -- which legalizes and regulates recreational use...

Why Pot Might Have Just Gotten A Lot Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.08.2012 | Money

In a huge victory for the pro-pot movement, Washington and Colorado became the first states in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use on ...

INTERACTIVE: Marijuana Legalization Faces Decision Day

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Voters in three states are deciding whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Three other states are casting ballots on marijuana for medical use. R...

Marijuana Legalization, Gay Marriage Emerge Hot Ballot Measures

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

By DAVID CRARY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS While the general election might not break partisan gridlock in Congress, it could result in historic changes ...