Buzz-kill: Denver proposes 5% tax on marijuana sales

Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver City Council don't want to even smell marijuana.

COLORADO:  Remember when marijuana activists argued that legalized pot could help control budget deficits by reducing police costs and raising tax revenues?  Putting that into practice in Denver has proven a bit difficult.  Advocates for legalization are now balking at a 5% tax on marijuana purchases, possibly going to 10% to match the state’s taxes on Read the full article…

Stoned at Church

Praying High to a Higher Power

I don’t normally get high before going to church, but I had just come from a business meeting about weed, so naturally I smoked weed. I’m not a real religious person, but I attend services regularly because I get to see my pretty 22 year-old daughter. Since she moved away to an evangelical Christian college Read the full article…

Jet City Tours Provides Marijuana Trips to Seattle and Beyond

Jet City Tours to Offer Pot Tourism Adventures to the Emerald City

WASHINGTON — While John Denver put the notion of a Rocky Mountain High to a tune, Seattle’s Jet City Tours is singing a whole new song when it comes to mountain highs. The company released its upcoming season of tours on Monday, all of which feature sampling the state’s largest cash crop, marijuana.

Marijuana: Denver's projected revenues from recreational pot won't cover expenditures

The expenditures break down into a variety of expenses under three main categories: regulation, enforcement, and health and education.

COLORADO: How much pot is going to be sold next year in Colorado as a result of Amendment 64′s passage is one of those great unknowns that has given officials across the state a big headache as they try to predict tax revenues.

Seattle business offers home pot delivery

Nurse Nancy on call 24/7

WASHINGTON: One Seattle business offers free delivery of medical marijuana seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., except during rush hour. The business’ posters say the service is “free and easy to join.” Nurse Nancy Medical Marijuana Delivery requires a copy of your medical marijuana authorization and a current government I.D. to place an Read the full article…

How Green is Your Green? Pot’s Terrible Environmental Record

Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier By Emily Brady

By Emily Brady CALIFORNIA: You care about where your eggs and beef and lettuce comes from but what about your pot? Emily Brady on marijuana growers’ dismal environmental record—and why regulation can clean it up.