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Colorado Marijuana Laws

Colorado Deaths Stoke Worries About Pot Edibles

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 04.18.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husba...

Pot-Smoking Shack At Ski Resort Blown Up After 'Inside Edition' Report

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.18.2014 | Weird News

Talk about a buzz kill. Skiing stoners in Colorado are all lit up after officials at the Breckenridge Ski Resort blew up a log cabin that was being...

Budding Support For Marijuana Use By Athletes And Fans Ahead Of Super Bowl, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

The high-flying Denver Broncos offense has set a litany of records this season, lighting up opposing defenses to the tune of 606 points in the regular...

Hunter Stuart

5 Reasons Denver Is Now More Weed-Friendly Than Amsterdam

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Amsterdam has long been known as the most weed-friendly place in the world, but with the passage of Colorado's new law legalizing the sale of marijuan...

Emily Thomas

Are Marijuana Dispensaries Selling Out?

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

An overwhelmingly high demand for recreational marijuana in Colorado sparked rumors last week that pot shops were starting to sell out of weed -- a pr...

Smoking Pot On Your Front Porch In Denver Will Likely Be Legal After All

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

It looked like a done deal, but a controversial decision by the Denver City Council that would have banned legal recreational marijuana use in public ...

Matt Ferner

Progressive Legal Weed Laws Turn Colorado Into 'New Amsterdam'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.05.2013 | Denver

The state's new progressive marijuana laws signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper just last week, established Colorado as the world's first legal, regulated...

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....

WATCH: What's With The Feds' Silence On Legal Weed?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.14.2013 | Denver

Last November, Colorado voters passed Amendment 64, which legalized marijuana for recreational use by adults 21 and over. Just last week, Colorado law...

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...

Pot Dealers Fear 'Big Cannabis'

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 12.13.2012 | Small Business

On the social news site Reddit, dozens of members who identified themselves as street-level marijuana dealers in Washington and Colorado revealed how ...

Americans Want Marijuana Laws Left To States: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

Colorado's new marijuana law became official Monday, and most Americans say the state should have the right to decide its own marijuana policy, pollin...

Marijuana Legalization Support Hits New High In Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

National support for legalizing marijuana is at a record high, according to a poll sponsored by the pro-legalization Marijuana Policy Project. Fift...

Colorado's Marijuana Prohibition Devastating for Youth and People of Color

Art Way | Posted 12.25.2012 | Denver
Art Way

A report released today by the Marijuana Arrest Research Project revealed the extent of marijuana prohibition in Colorado and its devastating costs to our communities.

Protect Our Kids, Vote No on 64

Christina Blair | Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver
Christina Blair

As a middle and high school English teacher for six years, I'm very concerned about the push to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Colorado. I have witnessed first-hand how the effects of this drug have harmed my students.

Fracking Versus Marijuana: Colorado's New Cancer War?

Gary Wockner | Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver
Gary Wockner

It's common knowledge that the War On Drugs didn't work. But, Colorado's War For Fracking is working, unless Coloradans stand up, speak out, and do something about it.

After Donation, Colo. Marijuana Campaign Seeing Green

Posted 04.30.2012 | Denver

Running for office? Gotta have it. Need to pass a ballot initiative? There, too. Regardless of the campaign, cash is king. And of all movements hoping...

PHOTO: 'End Marijuana Prohibition' Erects First Billboard

Posted 04.06.2012 | Denver

How do you raise awareness and shift perceptions on an issue that's contentious, but flexibly so? Something that everyone knows of (and a majority ha...

Great Marijuana Debate Rebuttal: A Risk We Shouldn't Have to Tolerate

Bob Enyart | Posted 05.27.2012 | Denver
Bob Enyart

I appeal to those who know, and to those who are still open to the possibility, that right and wrong actually exist.

Lucia Graves

Denver Republicans Vote For Relaxed Marijuana Possession Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Fifty-six percent of the delegates at the Denver County Republican Assembly voted in support of a resolution to regulate marijuana like alcohol in the...

Lucia Graves

Pot Initiative Makes Colorado Ballot

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler approved a state ballot initiative Monday to legalize and regulate the use of marijuana in a manner similar ...

A More Liberal Measure For The Ballot?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Denver

A much more liberal proposal than the "Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol" will be heading to the state title board today to ask for permission to start ...

Suthers Calls Teen Marijuana Survey Findings 'Concerning'

Posted 12.15.2011 | Denver

The lure of alcohol and cigarettes among teens has found a competitor this year: marijuana. And it's a finding that everybody should be concerned abou...

Former Cop, Judge Collecting Signatures To LEGALIZE Pot

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.03.2011 | Denver

A former Denver Police officer and former Lafayette judge will be collecting signatures to support the new full recreational use of marijuana legaliza...