On Monday, a Senate committee passed a THC-driving limits bill that's broader than one that fell short last year. As Senator Morgan Carroll noted here yesterday, the proposal establishes zero tolerance for any Schedule I or Schedule II drugs, including many prescription medications. Cannabis activis ... More >>
Wanda James.Last month in this space, dispensary owner and veteran Wanda James shared her excitement about the decision by the Veterans Health Administration to allow vets to use medical marijuana. But "excitement" isn't a word that leaps to mind after reading the VHA's directive on this poli ... More >>
As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword is offering a no ... More >>
Ned Calonge is appalled by the level of care provided by some dispensaries.The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Board of Health has had a rough few months navigating the issue of medical marijuana. In July, the board determined that a caregiver only had to provide a pat ... More >>
As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword will be offering ... More >>
Today, William Breathes, one of our new medical marijuana reviewers, samples the stock at Pain Management of Colorado, located in Cherry Creek North (with prices to match). But if that doesn't suit your fancy, you'll find a plethora of alternatives in our newly updated dispensary directory. ... More >>
In July, at the end of a marathon twelve-plus hour hearing attended by hundreds, the state health board rejected contentious new restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries, including one that may have limited them to five patients each. But that doesn't mean questions and controversies su ... More >>
Timothy Thomason. As noted in this August 18 blog, the Denver City Council planned to tackle the question of whether or not to approve a $150,000 payment to Timothy Thomason, a cancer patient who wasn't given prescribed pain medication after winding up in city jail circa August 2006. At the counci ... More >>
Timothy Thomason One of the items on the agenda of the Denver City Council August 18 is whether to approve a $150,000 settlement for Timothy Thomason, the cancer patient who was deprived of his pain medications at the city jail. Our story "Pain Management," which explored Thomason's ordeal and the ... More >>
Cancer patient Tim Thomason didn't think he could feel any worse. His Denver jailers showed that he could.
He worked wonders with chronic-pain patients. So why was the university so eager to get rid of him?