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Grandmas Smoke Pot For The First Time, And It Is The Best Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

Three grandmas recently smoked marijuana for the first time and got high. It is the best thing ever. And don't worry, they didn't break the law -- Cut...

Ryan Grim

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Why We Celebrate Weed On 4/20

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics

This article was originally published on April 20, 2009, and has been reposted each year since. In 2012, it was updated to include, for the first time...

Dem Congressman Guesses 5 Percent Of His Colleagues Are Using Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) said he thinks of all his colleagues in Congress, around 5 percent currently use marijuana. "I haven't seen them use it,...

Did The First Person Ever Really Just Die Of Marijuana Poisoning?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

Last week, newspapers in the United Kingdom detailed the tragic death of 31-year-old mother of three Gemma Moss, who reportedly "died as a result of c...

'Don't Drive Stoned' Ads To Launch In Colorado

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Colorado will warn motorists against driving stoned in a campaign backed by $430,000 in ne...

Here's An Updated Tally Of All The People Who Have Ever Died From A Marijuana Overdose

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

With recreational pot now for sale in Colorado and widespread confusion over a recent satirical story that jokingly claimed 37 people had already died...

Here's How To Legally Smoke, Buy And Posses Pot In Colorado

Colorado.gov | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Planning on buying or using recreational marijuana in Colorado today? Well, then here's everything you need to know about Colorado's new retail mariju...

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

Here's How Many Pot Shops Will Open In Denver After Weed Is Legal

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business

As few as five to ten Denver-area pot shops may be allowed to start selling recreational weed when Colorado's landmark law goes into effect on January...

Matt Ferner

Is Your Marijuana Moldy? New Study Has A Nasty Answer

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Researchers at the University of New Haven in Connecticut took a close look at some marijuana under their microscopes and found something disturbing: ...

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...

Here Are All The People Who Have Died From A Marijuana Overdose

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Just how deadly a killer is marijuana? Here's a GIF showing all of the people who have died after overdosing on pot: Yeah, not a single person ...

Rand Paul: Pot Will Make You Lazy, Stupid

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) recently weighed in on marijuana use and policy during an interview with the Hoover Institution, warning of negative effects fr...

Lawmaker Wants To (Re)Start Colorado's Conversation On Legal Weed

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 01.14.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. You might think the issue of marijuana legalization had been settled, at least as far as Coloradans...

Pot Opponents Regroup From Major Setbacks

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — Kevin Sabet, a former White House drug policy adviser and an outspoken opponent of legalizing marijuana, watched with dismay last fall...

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Asks Seniors, 'Have You Ever Smoked Pot?'

Posted 10.11.2012 | Fifty

Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the comedian host made note of a story recently featured on The Huffington Post, about an elderly British couple who ...

Legal Weed Could Be A Tax Boon For States, But Skeptics Abound

AP | KRISTEN WYATT and JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 11.19.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A catchy pro-marijuana jingle for Colorado voters considering legalizing the drug goes like this: "Jobs for our people. Money for schoo...

10 More Colo. Pot Dispensaries Forced To Shut Down

Posted 09.19.2012 | Denver

Ten medical marijuana dispensaries have complied with letters sent by U.S. Attorney John Walsh to shut down, the U.S. Attorney's office confirmed in a...

Medical Marijuana Ad Ban Good For The Industry, Pot Group Says

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.30.2012 | Denver

Last week, Denver City Council voted unanimously to ban all outdoor medical marijuana ads -- from billboards, posters and bus benches to windshield le...

Medical Marijuana Ad Ban Gets Final Approval In Denver

Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

All outdoor medical marijuana ads are officially banned in the City of Denver. On Monday night, the Denver City Council voted unanimously 12-0 to b...

City Council Votes Unanimously On Medical Marijuana Ad Ban

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 10.14.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Free joints! Cheap weed! Come on down! Marijuana advertising in Denver can be shockingly aggressive, with psychedelic billboards and si...

Should Denver Ban Outdoor Medical Marijuana Ads?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Denver

Should the City of Denver ban outdoor medical marijuana ads? That's the question that Denver City Council is set to debate Monday evening during a pub...

'Political Animals': Grandma Margaret Gets High

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

While the tension was rising for some members of the Hammond-Barrish family, there was a much lighter mood back at the house between Anne and her deli...

Poll Has Good News For Pot Legalization

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

A new poll released this week by Public Policy Polling shows that likely voters in Colorado are in support of Amendment 64, the ballot measure that se...

10 More Colo. Pot Dispensaries Ordered To Shut Down Or Move

Posted 08.06.2012 | Denver

On Friday, U.S. Attorney John Walsh's office issued letters to the owners of 10 medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado that are within 1,000 feet ...