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Mason Tvert

The Pot Plank on the Presidential Platform

Vicky Collins | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Vicky Collins

The Marijuana Policy Project came out with its report card for 22 presidential candidates and hopefuls and the headline is that no one is sticking their neck out very far when it comes to the legalization of marijuana or the loosening of federal pot laws.

Matt Ferner

Obama Won't Legalize Pot Just Because The New York Times Said He Should

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

The White House has responded to New York Times editorials this week supporting marijuana legalization, saying ending U.S. pot prohibition isn't the "...

Key Christian Conservative Admits Medical Marijuana Has Benefits

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

Colorado may have legalized recreational marijuana use, but one prominent Christian conservative says it's only a matter of time before those laws are...

Matt Ferner

Colorado Gov. Hates His State's Legal Weed 'Experiment'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Recreational marijuana is now legal for adults to purchase in Colorado. Those same adults have been able to possess and consume pot legally since 2012...

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...

Matt Ferner

Tvert Blasts Denver DA's Marijuana Crime Statement As 'Ludicrous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.01.2013 | Denver

Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey raised eyebrows Monday when speaking before a City Council meeting suggesting that medical marijuana dispensa...

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....

WATCH: Mason Tvert Talks Colorado's Historic Legal Weed Bills

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.14.2013 | Denver

Last week, Colorado lawmakers passed the first bills in history that will serve to establish a regulatory framework for a legal marijuana market for a...

Amendment 64 Repeal Effort Fails

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.07.2013 | Denver

A last-minute effort by some Colorado lawmakers to repeal Amendment 64, which legalized marijuana for recreational use in the state last November, was...

Matt Ferner

Legal Weed Law Repeal 'Unconstitutional': Election Law Firm

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.29.2013 | Denver

A repeal effort that is reportedly being considered by some Colorado lawmakers may not be an option according to a top election law firm who says that...

Matt Ferner

Amendment 64 Repeal Effort Being Considered?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.26.2013 | Denver

The backers of Amendment 64 have announced a news conference for Friday morning to denounce what they are saying is an effort by an anti-legalization ...

Matt Ferner

Ex-White House Drug Advisor: 'Trickery' Led To Colorado Legalizing Weed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.08.2013 | Denver

During a recent HuffPost Live segment debating whether or not Colorado is ready for Amendment 64 -- which legalized marijuana for recreational use in ...

Want Some Free Marijuana? Find It On Craigslist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.04.2013 | Denver

Sure, pot is legal in Colorado, but getting your hands on some legal weed is more difficult than it may seem. Under Amendment 20, Colorado's medica...

Anna Almendrala

Huge Victory For Medical Marijuana Parents

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.12.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- An appeals court released a Southern California father who is a medical marijuana user from court-mandated parental supervision, making...

WATCH: Mason Tvert Talks Legal Weed In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.12.2012 | Denver

Last week, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use -- a landmark vote that is without historical pr...

Tancredo: 'Marijuana Prohibition Has Failed Us'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

Tom Tancredo is many things to many people: a conservative firebrand, staunch anti-immigration activist, a 2010 Colorado gubernatorial candidate, a fo...

Legal Weed Backers Lose Battle Over Deleted Ballot Book Text

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.13.2012 | Denver

On Wednesday, a Denver District Court judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol to reinsert key supportive ...

Legal Weed Proponents Go To Court Over Deleted Ballot Book Text

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.11.2012 | Denver

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, the pot advocacy group behind Colorado's marijuana legalization measure Amendment 64, filed a lawsuit...

Lawsuit Filed After Council Deletes Text From Legal Weed Measure

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.10.2012 | Denver

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, the pot advocacy group supporting Colorado's marijuana legalization measure Amendment 64, has filed a...

Opposing Legal Weed Could Cost Obama Votes, Pot Advocate Says

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.10.2012 | Denver

On Friday Reuters reported that nine former U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency heads urged Attorney General Eric Holder to oppose marijuana legalization mea...

5 Ways You Can Help Marijuana Activists Legalize Cannabis On 4/20

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.20.2012 | Impact

April 20 may have a reputation as being something of a “high holiday,” but potheads across the country are doing a lot more than just lolling arou...

The Liberal Case for Tom Tancredo

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

Tancredo and his last minute surge begs a question not yet pondered by most strategists or voters: what would his victory mean for Colorado?

A Mother's Day Pro-Marijuana Tea Party

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

I will have my daughters by my side as I help launch the Women's Marijuana Movement. Joining me will be my fellow Republican mother, Mari Clauss, who has spent most of her adult life fighting lupus.

Colorado WINNERS Of The Week (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It was a busy week in Colorado political news. Saturday's party assemblies significantly changed the trajectory of the state's political races, and n...