Kirke LLC/Metro Denver Telluride Health Center LLC Voluntarily Recalls Medical Marijuana Due to Pesticide Residues

COLORADO: A Denver marijuana cultivation business Kirke LLC/Metro Denver Telluride Health Center LLC, doing business as The Hemp Center Colorado Springs and The Hemp Center, is voluntarily recalling all medical marijuana due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues. Samples of marijuana tested during a (DEH) investigation contained residual levels of Avermectin, Bifenazate, Imidacloprid and Myclobutanil, Read the full article…

Boulder To Take New Look At Marijuana Regulations

COLORADO: Representatives of the marijuana industry, supported by Boulder City Councilman Macon Cowles, want the city to reconsider its approach to marijuana regulation and come in line with the rest of the state, but top city officials say the more stringent approach has resulted in a safer city while still allowing businesses to be competitive. Read the full article…

Pot Products Recalled, Pot Shop Fires Employee For Unapproved Pesticides

COLORADO: Jeremy Kilbourne dropped off a box of jars filled with marijuana. The marijuana could sell for thousands of dollars, but not now. The inventory from Kilbourne’s marijuana shop on Evans Avenue, Sacred Seed, is being tested to make sure it does not have unapproved pesticides in it. A company called Mahatma tested another batch last Read the full article…

Language Of Politics Irks And Inspires Pot-Smoking Mom

COLORADO: Since the publication of my article “Lessons learned from Child Protective Services” I have been silently schooled by the Internet. Browsing early comments of the piece revealed that while I had captured the sentiments of CPS fairly well, I’d apparently really missed the mark on parents’ rights. You do not have to let someone in your Read the full article…

Recreational Marijuana Stores Slow To Open, Driving Up Prices

COLORADO:  Six weeks after recreational marijuana sales started in Colorado, most would-be retailers still haven’t been licensed to sell it. As a result, the price of recreational pot has skyrocketed as shops jump through bureaucratic hoops to open their doors. On a recent afternoon, outside LoDo Wellness Center in Denver, most customers leave the shop with smiles on Read the full article…

Recreational Marijuana Stores Slow To Open, Driving Up Prices

COLORADO:  Six weeks after recreational marijuana sales started in Colorado, most would-be retailers still haven’t been licensed to sell it. As a result, the price of recreational pot has skyrocketed as shops jump through bureaucratic hoops to open their doors. On a recent afternoon, outside LoDo Wellness Center in Denver, most customers leave the shop with smiles on Read the full article…

Marijuana-Laced Treats Leave Colorado Jonesing For Food-Safety Rules

COLORADO: Where there’s pot, there’s pot brownies. But how do you make sure those high-inducing sweets are safe to eat? Colorado regulators are wrestling with that question now that the state has legalized recreational marijuana. From sodas and truffles to granola bars and butter, food products infused with THC – the chemical in marijuana that gives Read the full article…

Denver International Airport Formalizes Policy Banning Marijuana And Sets Fines for possession

COLORADO:  Denver International Airport held a public hearing Wednesday to formalize its policy banning marijuana and set fines for possession. Warning signs were installed at airport entrances earlier this month, notifying passengers that marijuana was banned across the entire airport property, despite the new state law legalizing recreational use and possession by adults age 21 Read the full article…

Denver International Airport First Denver Facility To Ban Marijuana Possession

COLORADO:  Denver International Airport will be the first city facility to prohibit marijuana possession on all of its property as it attempts to combat illegal interstate trafficking in the face of federal law. Airport officials plan to begin enforcing the new policy, which is the furthest-reaching among the city’s marijuana limitations, in early January. Recently Read the full article…

Denver City Council Makes Move To Decriminalize Marijuana

COLORADO:  The Denver City Council has made a move to try and make sure kids who are caught with pot aren’t punished too harshly. A law voters passed last year decriminalized marijuana possession for adults but it didn’t consider the legal repercussions for a minor. People under 21 with pot were left open to criminal Read the full article…