Aside from the Supermax in Florence and the U.S. Mint in Denver, few places in this state are as heavily secured as medical marijuana dispensaries. To burglarize one after closing is usually a waste of time, as Colorado law says weed has to be locked up and owners often keep their (mostly) cash prof ... More >>
Ever since the passage of Amendment 64 in November 2012, officials and industry members alike have been concerned about the restrictions related to marijuana businesses and banking services. That's because federal financial regulations essentially treated any transaction from such operations as mone ... More >>
Think the U.S. enforcing our drug laws abroad is a relatively new thing? Think again. According to this gem we dug up from the February 2, 1923 Akron Weekly Pioneer Press, we've been meddling in other countries' drug affairs for more than ninety years.
The inability of marijuana businesses to legally use banking services has been a problem in Colorado for years. But with recreational sales slated to start on January 1, the issue takes on even greater urgency -- hence, the noteworthiness of a closed-door meeting last week in Washington, D.C., invol ... More >>
As we all know, there are facts, and then there are Internet facts -- like a list of "Historical Events" that took place in Denver as assembled on History.orb. For the most part, the items, which appear to have been mined from various Wikipedia pages, aren't the kind of thing you're likely to have s ... More >>
Hey, Ms. Slack, I couldn't help but notice the mini shit storm you caused yesterday at the White House press briefing when you misunderstood and misrepresented the lyrics of Jay-Z's "Open Letter." Real talk, that shit ain't cool. Have we learned nothing from the Nicki Minaj Romney-gate last summer? ... More >>
Update: Moments after sharing the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013, a potentially groundbreaking piece of legislation co-sponsored by Colorado Representative Jared Polis, we've received more information. Look below to see a statement from Polis on the bill, as well as a fact sheet l ... More >>
For the past month, members of the Governor John Hickenlooper-appointed Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force have been meeting to discuss how they would like to see the state's recreational cannabis industry proceed. Early on, the task force was divided into five working groups, all charged with e ... More >>
By now your Facebook page has probably exploded with friends' posts of the viral video Kony2012. If you're one of the few who hasn't yet seen the video or read the hash tag on Twitter, Joseph Kony is the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) of Uganda. He's been terrorizing Uganda and Southern ... More >>
In these lean times, last week Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar proposed slashing costs and hiking a range of user fees -- everything from the cost of a federal stamp for duck hunting to oil and gas drilling permits -- to make ends meet at his agency. But one bit of government welfare is consid ... More >>
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