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CDOT seeks public input on new marijuana-impaired driving campaign
CDOT seeks public input on new marijuana-impaired driving campaign

April 20, 2019

The Colorado Department of Transportation has launched an online survey in hopes of gathering public input on creative concepts and messaging for a new marijuana-impaired driving campaign. The survey, part of CDOT’s ongoing “Cannabis Conversation”...



Higher than ever: New study links strong weed to psychosis
Higher than ever: New study links strong weed to psychosis

March 21, 2019

If someone could time-travel back to a 1970s Woodstock festival and pass around a joint stuffed with top-shelf, Colorado-grown marijuana, the effects could shatter people’s reality. That’s because today’s marijuana strains, following a wave of...


Kremmling plans to put marijuana question on 2020 ballot
Kremmling plans to put marijuana question on 2020 ballot

February 27, 2019

Marijuana will likely be on the ballot in Kremmling next year as town officials look to gauge public support for a possible repeal of the town’s existing ban on cannabis-based businesses. In January, Mark Wellstone,...


CBD gains popularity in Grand County as users tout benefits
CBD gains popularity in Grand County as users tout benefits

February 22, 2019

Colorado is preparing to see heavy growth in the hemp industry this year, particularly in regards to one of the most popular hemp-derived products, CBD. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive compound found in...


Marijuana sales in county pass $5M
Marijuana sales in county pass $5M

February 19, 2019

Retail marijuana sales keep growing in Colorado, with a record setting 2018, bringing tax dollars to communities across the state. Last week, the collective retail marijuana sales in the state surpassed the $6 billion mark,...




Colorado recreational marijuana sales boom in month of March
Colorado recreational marijuana sales boom in month of March

May 26, 2018

DENVER — Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado eclipsed $105 million in March 2018, the highest monthly total for adult-use sales in the program’s history. The record-breaking month is part of a broader, seasonal trend playing...





Weed Index: Wholesale pot prices at all-time low in Colorado
Weed Index: Wholesale pot prices at all-time low in Colorado

October 1, 2017

The lowest average wholesale marijuana price ever recorded by Cannabis Benchmarks came this year in Colorado, according to the market-research firm’s 2017 mid-year report. Cannabis Benchmarks has been tracking sales of the new commodity across...




New marijuana labeling, edible rules go into effect Oct. 1
New marijuana labeling, edible rules go into effect Oct. 1

September 23, 2017

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — New marijuana rules that go into effect Oct. 1 aim to keep marijuana products from getting into the hands of small children. “These regulations reflect extensive stakeholder input focused on public safety...



Law protecting medical pot businesses extended by Congress
Law protecting medical pot businesses extended by Congress

September 9, 2017

DENVER — A law protecting the medical marijuana industry from interference from the federal government has been extended through December. Marijuana Business Daily reported Friday that the law, known as the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, was extended under...