Colorado: Retail Marijuana Sales Not Associated With Increased Youth Access Or Use

Colorado: Retail Marijuana Sales Not Associated With Increased Youth Access Or Use

COLORADO:  The establishment of retail cannabis sales for adults is not associated with either increased marijuana access or use by young people, according to data published online in the journal Prevention Science. A team of investigators with the University of Colorado, School of Public Health assessed marijuana use trends among a representative sample of Colorado high-school students for Read the full article…

Fort Collins Schools Won’t Get Marijuana Money

Although a portion of marijuana tax revenue was destined to boost school funding Poudre School District will not receive a dime of that money.

COLORADO:  When Colorado residents legalized the retail sale of marijuana in 2013, some supported the measure because a portion of tax revenue was destined to boost school funding. However, Poudre School District will not receive a dime of that money. Fort Collins-area parents who see critical needs in the district’s 50 schools, including a lack Read the full article…

Fort Collins’ Retail Marijuana Sales To Begin This Week

Fort Collins' first marijuana retail store opens this week.

COLORADO:  As of Friday, anyone looking to get their hands on recreational pot and marijuana-infused edibles won’t even have to venture outside downtown Fort Collins. Organic Alternatives, 346 E. Mountain Ave., will open its doors to retail sales Friday at 10 a.m., making it the first Fort Collins dispensary to venture into the growing market. Read the full article…

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

Marijuana retailers will offer deep discounts for cannabis products like pipes and vaporizers on "Green Friday."

COLORADO:  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 1, despite more than 100 businesses waiting for approval from the city. Dispensary owners say they’re facing delays that could prevent a vast majority of shops from being able to Read the full article…

Love It Or Hate It, Consensus Is Colorado Prop AA Pot Tax Will Pass

When the legislature held its first public hearing last week for a bill concerning medical-marijuana regulations, people representing at least eight medical-marijuana advocacy organizations testified, voicing opinions on the measure that ranged from solid support to angry opposition.

COLORADO: It’s not just about forcing marijuana customers to pay more, it’s also about setting precedent for legalization around the country, say advocates opposed to the steep consumption tax voters are being asked to approve next month.

Public Health Goes After Seattle Hookah Bars – Bad News For Marijuana Clubs?

“Our investigation shows that these hookah bars are violating the law, and endangering the health of their workers and patrons. We are forced to take this enforcement action because they haven’t been responsive to our previous warnings,” said Dr. David Fleming, Director and Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County. “Secondhand smoke is a proven killer, and state law works to protect everyone from this health threat.”

WASHINGTON: In 2005, Washington voters approved an initiative banning smoking in bars, restaurants … any indoor public place. And, while some have tried to get around the law by calling themselves private clubs, public health officials are taking action to shut those businesses down.

Canon City Appears To Be Leaning Toward Marijuana Retail As Big Decisions Loom

In a memorandum from City Attorney John Havens to Mayor Tony Greer and the Canon City City Council, he said a consensus of council members who attended a Aug. 21 meeting suggests that the council is likely to permit retail marijuana establishments.

COLORADO: Retail marijuana will be the talk of the town Tuesday when the Board of Fremont County Commissioners hosts a special meeting and public hearing at 9 a.m. and the Cañon City Council discusses it during its 6 p.m. meeting.

Retail marijuana labels in Colorado will have to include potency, expiration dates, safety warning

lawmakers are moving ahead with legislative efforts to allow for the limited use of medical ‘cannabis’ while simultaneously forbidding anyone from either inhaling the herb or possessing its flowers

DENVER: Colorado has announced detailed rules for how recreational pot should be grown and sold starting next year. The state department that will regulate marijuana released more than 60 pages of rules Monday for how marijuana sales will be licensed and regulated. The Colorado Legislature set broad parameters earlier this year, but the nitty-gritty rules were Read the full article…

Colorado Springs Council Gets Earful on Pros, Cons of Retail Marijuana Sales

Medbox is a leader in the development, sales and service of automated, biometrically controlled dispensing and storage systems for medicine and merchandise.

COLORADO: Colorado Springs City Council hosted a town hall meeting to talk about pot and about 60 people signed up to speak. But first the council heard from 19 community leaders, who spoke for more than two hours on the pros and cons of opening marijuana stores in the city.

Colorado Springs Council Gets Earful on Pros, Cons of Retail Marijuana Sales

Medbox is a leader in the development, sales and service of automated, biometrically controlled dispensing and storage systems for medicine and merchandise.

COLORADO: Colorado Springs City Council hosted a town hall meeting to talk about pot and about 60 people signed up to speak. But first the council heard from 19 community leaders, who spoke for more than two hours on the pros and cons of opening marijuana stores in the city.