Yesterday, a marijuana activist said that a controversial THC driving bill, a version of which failed each of the past two years, appeared to be a lock for passage -- and he was right. The measure breezed through by a 24-11 vote despite what critics describe as an almost total lack of scientific evi ... More >>
Last Saturday at the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup, I sat in on panel of experts discussing the pros and cons of smoking concentrates extracted by using solvents such as butane and isopropyl alcohol. Little did I realize that only days later, I would experience the risks that come from working wit ... More >>
Within a half hour of the 2012 High Times Denver Medical Cannabis Cup opening on Saturday, the line was already snaking down Walnut Street, around the corner, then halfway up 36th. Not surprisingly, the smell of ganja had wafted even further.
This is the second time in as many years that the venera ... More >>
Later today, seventeen scholarships will be handed out at a local venue. No, it's not a graduation ceremony at a high school or college. Rather, the event will take place amid an evening of education and entertainment sponsored by Colorado Patients Out of Time, an organization that patient advocate ... More >>
In a marathon hearing that stretched from the early afternoon until the late evening, a bill to establish THC driving standards was approved by a Senate committee yesterday in a 4-1 vote.
The measure, sponsored by Senator Steve King, right, would set five nanograms of THC per milliliter of blood as ... More >>
Craig Silverman and Dan CaplisI'll be a guest on the Caplis and Silverman program at 3:30 today on KHOW 630 AM. The two lawyers-turned-radio hosts will be discussing the THC/DUI bill that failed to muster Senate approval this week.
Last week, in advance of today's Senate debate over a bill that would set THC driving limits, I had blood drawn (for a second time) to see just how much active THC was in my blood even after a night of sleep and not smoking for fifteen hours.
As it turns out, I've got a lot. So much that I a ... More >>
Two weeks ago, with Rep Claire Levy's marijuana DUI bill headed for debate in the Senate, I went and got poked with needles in hopes of finding out just how much THC is in my blood when I'm sober. Unfortunately, I still don't have an answer.
Two weeks ago, I had $300 worth of tests run by An ... More >>
As the state's medical marijuana community has blossomed and solidified, many different advocacy groups have taken root. There are pro-patient groups, industry trade groups and now, if all goes as planned, there will be a new, medical-themed organization - the Medical Marijuana Doctors Associ ... More >>