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.
2 days ago | Marijuana
The Vie was developed in Denver, where for almost three years Barak Rigbi has worked on a vaporizer that smokes flower and concentrates, and can be sold for a reasonable price. "Let's start a revolution," promises the company's website.
7 days ago | Lists
The Drug Enforcement Administration has released an intelligence report given out to law enforcement agents to help them keep up with the latest drug lingo. There are nearly 300 terms on the list; here's a sample, along with our definitions.
22 days ago | Marijuana
If you're planning a summer of hiking and camping around Colorado, remember that it's still illegal to smoke on federal or state land, which rules out most campsites. There are, however, a handful of campsites on private land that do allow consump...
23 days ago | Marijuana
Last Friday, Governor Hickenlooper signed a bill finalizing Colorado's budget for 2017-18. Last year the legalized marijuana industry brought in $200 million in taxes and this budget gives us an idea of where that money is actually going
24 days ago | Marijuana
Mark Collen grew up in Aspen, where his entrepreneurial spirit got its start on the mountain. Today Collen is the man behind SilverStick, a marijuana one-hitter company that he runs out of his house in Boulder.
28 days ago | Marijuana
One of the longest-running cannabis controversies in Colorado is about to come to a close. Last month, state lawmakers approved a measure that will create a "statutory right" for patients to use medical marijuana for PTSD. When the bill goes into ...