Last month, the governor-appointed Amendment 64 task force recommended that retailers taking part in the recreational marijuana industry be required to grow 70 percent of their product under a business model known as vertical integration that's currently imposed on medical marijuana outlets. Yesterd ... More >>
Newsweek may be abandoning print at year's end, but the venerable magazine remains an actual publication -- and its current cover story, "The New Pot Barons," shines a light on a major player in the Colorado weed biz: the Medical Marijuana Industry Group. The resulting article doesn't always cast MM ... More >>
Miguel Lopez.Miguel Lopez is a write-in candidate for governor, as well as an advocate for what he calls "marijuana re-legalization." He sees 2012 as the year when this issue is likely to reach the ballot box, but he doesn't want activists to wait around until then. That's the message of "201 ... More >>
Where there's smoke, there's ire.
The Legislative Councilís ballot-analysis booklet has inspired so many fights, it should be called the black-and-blue book. Hereís our cure.
Anne Landman has dedicated her life to being a pain in the ash. Will it make a difference come election time?
Butt Seriously, Folks
From the week of August 8, 2002
A media column about secondhand smoke stirs up a cloud of controversy.
From a tiny seed, Highlands Ranch has spread like a weed.
Think Colorado's courts are overstuffed? So sue me.
A journal of the media madness sparked by the JonBenét grand jury.
Reading, writing and arithmetic add up to money for Channel One.
Laundered money, the shadow of big tobacco, and a blubbering court reporter: The wild trial over Colorado's Amendment 15.
The Colorado AG grabs a hot potato in the state's tobacco lawsuit--and hopes she won't get scorched by the legislature.
Tobacco lobbyists do a smokin' business with politicians.
Last June in Costa Rica, the tobacco lobby was berry, berry good to two Colorado legislators.
The AG's campaign fund is nicotine-stained--and critics say she's dragging her feet on tobacco suits.
AMERICA'S LARGEST TOBACCO COMPANY WANTS TO RUN SMOKERS OUT OF DENVER ON A RAIL.