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States Weighing Legal Pot Look To Tax Revenues In Colorado, Washington

Stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Rocky Mountain High Or Reefer Madness?

ProPublica | Marshall Allen | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

This story was co-published with The CannabistI walked through clouds of marijuana smoke Friday night to get to the Denver Nuggets basketball game. Th...

Anti-Drug Group Concedes That Marijuana Legalization 'Is Happening In America'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

The CEO of Partnership at Drugfree.org, best known for its 1980s "Your brain on drugs" ads, conceded during an interview with Advertising Age publishe...

Matt Ferner

Colorado Girl Scouts Not Allowed To Sell Cookies Outside Pot Shops

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.27.2014 | Business

Danielle Lei, an enterprising Girl Scout, sold more than 100 boxes of cookies in just two hours outside of a San Francisco medical marijuana dispensar...

Denver County Fair To Offer Marijuana Contests

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 01.27.2014 | Weird News

DENVER (AP) — Pot at the county fair? Why not? Colorado's Denver County is adding cannabis-themed contests to its 2014 summer fair. It's the first ...

'America's Moral Core Is Being Gutted!'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert returned from hiatus on Monday, and addressed what everyone's been talking about: David Brooks' hilariously misguided New York Times c...

High-Tech Legal Weed Tracking System Introduced In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Colorado marijuana regulators introduced a new high-tech tracking system this week that will allow every legally grown plant or produced marijuana pro...

Colorado's Marijuana Tax May Attract New Allies

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

DENVER -- DENVER (AP) — Colorado's hearty embrace of a 25 percent marijuana tax this week could prove a turning point for legalization backers. They...

Colo. Gov.: 'Marijuana, Cheetos and Goldfish All Legal' Now

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Last night, Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved special taxes on legal recreational marijuana sales with 65 percent of the vote. When the results ...

Eleazar David Melendez

Ganjapreneurs Go Mainstream

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 06.06.2013 | Business

In the latest sign of marijuana’s continued evolution from contraband to legitimate commodity, two California entrepreneurs on Wednesday unveiled an...

18 Felony Charges For CU-Boulder Pot Brownie Suspect

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver

Thomas Ricardo Cunningham, one of the two University of Colorado students accused of feeding pot brownies to a history class on Friday, sending three ...

Chair Of CU History Dept. Distressed By Pot Brownie 'Attack'

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 02.11.2013 | Denver

The chairwoman of the University of Colorado's history department today said she's distressed by the immaturity and recklessness of the two students w...

CU-Boulder Student Who Ate Pot Brownie: 'I Felt Violated'

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 02.10.2013 | Denver

University of Colorado senior Sarah Meyer "felt violated" after learning she unknowingly ingested marijuana via a THC-infused brownie that two fellow ...

Students Accused Of Sickening Professor And Classmates With Pot Brownies

Reuters | Keith Coffman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Denver

By Keith Coffman BOULDER, Colo, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Two University of Colorado at Boulder students are accused of bringing marijuana-laced brownies t...

WATCH: Bush Attorney General Makes Surprising Comment About Weed

Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Alberto Gonzales, the former attorney general who served under George W. Bush, doesn't seem to have a problem if people in Washington and Colorado wan...

The 10 Things That Led to Legalized Marijuana in Colorado

Rob Kampia | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
Rob Kampia

In the wake of our victory in Colorado good people are understandably clamoring to pass similar measures in their states. So let's move forward in other states, but let's do so patiently and strategically.

How Marijuana Decriminalization Has Impacted Other U.S. Cities

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.13.2012 | Detroit

It's still a little hazy how marijuana decriminalization, which was approved by 65 percent of Detroit voters last week, will be implemented within the...

DEA: States Legalizing Marijuana Will Violate Federal Law

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.15.2012 | Denver

On a Monday teleconference call, former Drug Enforcement Agency administrators and directors of the Office of National Drug Control Policy voiced a st...

Washington State May Allow Recreational Sale Of Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.12.2012 | Small Business

Washington may become the first state in the nation to approve recreational sales of marijuana, according to the Associated Press. The marijuana would...

Republicans Get Behind Legal Pot

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

By Jonathan Kaminsky Oct 4 (Reuters) - Ballot measures to legalize marijuana in Washington state and Colorado gained support this week...

The Risks And Rewards Of Legal Weed

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.04.2012 | Denver

The states of Colorado, Washington and Oregon are all considering marijuana legalization ballot measures this November which, if passed, could effecti...

Marijuana Legalization Supporters Raise $3 Million In Two States

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis Aug 25 (Reuters) - Campaigns to become the first U.S. states to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Washing...

Poll Has Good News For Pot Legalization, Civil Unions

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.21.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic: Results of a recent survey (pdf) bolster evidence that Coloradans by a wide majority support same-sex...

Clearing The Air On Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.19.2012 | Denver

Has the legalization of medical marijuana increased the use of the drug by teens? Well, according to a provocative new study by economists at the Univ...

Colo. Dems Endorse Marijuana Legalization Amendment

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

On Monday, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced that the Colorado Democratic Party announced that it officially supports Amendmen...