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Pot-laced poop getting Aspen dogs high

July 7, 2019

A local vet has a working theory that people are pooping outdoors and not cleaning it up, leaving it for dogs to eat. An unintended result is that the canines are getting high on human feces with THC in it.

Colorado’s marijuana sales tax revenue hits $1 billion

June 13, 2019

Marijuana sales tax collection since recreational sales began in 2014 in May surpassed $1 billion, Colorado officials said Wednesday. That’s a major milestone for a burgeoning industry, which has sold more than $6.5 billion in...

Know before you grow

May 30, 2019

Colorado voters highly approved of legalizing marijuana for people 21 years of age or older, and since then pot shops have flourished in communities throughout the state. Colorado residents may also grow up to six...

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

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

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

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...