Kate McKee Simmons
Kate McKee Simmons is the one stop shop for everything pot at Westword. A Denver native, Kate interned at the National Catholic Reporter, was a reporter for the New York Post, and spent a brief stint in Israel learning international reporting before joining the Westword team as their Marijuana Editor. Follow Kate on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
11 hours ago | Lists
After four states legalized recreational marijuana last year and twice that many approved new medical marijuana laws, at least eleven more are considering changing their laws in 2017. Here's which ones are proposing what legislation: 1. Connecticu...
2 days ago | Marijuana
On the first morning of the Trump presidency, we're giving you a rundown of the best marijuana posts on Instagram saying goodbye to Obama and ushering in a new administration. From naming strains in honor of our departing president to protesting i...
3 days ago | Marijuana
The world hasn't come to an end. U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter was told it would when Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana use in November 2012 and he started introducing legislation in Congress that would aid the industry as busin...
4 days ago | Business
On Thursday, January 19, GMC LLC, or Green Man Cannabis, issued a voluntary recall of its bud and other marijuana products, "due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues." There has been no reports of illnesses and only products at...
4 days ago | Marijuana
Toby Ripson moved from Idaho to Denver and partnered with Mike Leibowitz to start Veritas Cannabis, the first licensed stand-alone grow operation in Colorado. The team has hand-crafted each part of the grow process. It takes longer and is more exp...