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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 22, 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”...


US corporations embracing 420 as pot legalization grows
US corporations embracing 420 as pot legalization grows

April 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting...




Colorado authorizes medical marijuana use for autism
Colorado authorizes medical marijuana use for autism

April 3, 2019

DENVER — Colorado has added autism spectrum disorders to the list of disabling medical conditions eligible for medical marijuana treatment. Gov. Jared Polis signed a bipartisan bill into law Tuesday. Autism spectrum disorders include autism, Asperger syndrome...





Cannabis advocates wary as Colorado considers e-cigarette limits
Cannabis advocates wary as Colorado considers e-cigarette limits

February 26, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Cannabis advocates are watching closely as Colorado lawmakers consider limits on where e-cigarettes can be used in an effort to combat rising teen use of nicotine-containing vaping devices. A bipartisan bill getting its first...


Colorado reports $6 billion in marijuana sales since 2014
Colorado reports $6 billion in marijuana sales since 2014

February 12, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators say more than $6 billion in marijuana products have been sold since 2014 in the state. The figures released Tuesday represent sales through the end of 2018. According to the...



Colorado releases new report on health effects of marijuana
Colorado releases new report on health effects of marijuana

February 7, 2019

Coloradans are consuming more marijuana than ever, and as research into potential health effects continues to take shape, concerns are being raised. The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment recently released a new study:...


Colorado House OKs bill on medical marijuana use for autism
Colorado House OKs bill on medical marijuana use for autism

February 7, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s House has passed a bill allowing medical marijuana use to treat autism spectrum disorders. The bill had strong bipartisan support, passing 63-0 on Thursday. The Senate is expected to do the same, and...



Steamboat Springs therapist sees rise in marijuana addiction
Steamboat Springs therapist sees rise in marijuana addiction

January 26, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Gary Gurney, a licensed counselor and certified addictions therapist, has been treating patients with substance use problems at Yampa Valley Psychotherapists for more than 20 years. In the last year, he has...


Garfield County marijuana sales level off in 2018
Garfield County marijuana sales level off in 2018

January 17, 2019

As Colorado marijuana sales appear to be leveling off — four years after the state put rules in place legalizing the industry — Garfield County sales are trending in a similar direction, as 2018 sales...