Thomas Mitchell has written about all things cannabis for Westword since 2014, covering sports, real estate and general news along the way for publications such as the Arizona Republic, Inman and Fox Sports. He's currently the cannabis editor for westword.com.
1 day ago | Marijuana
Only nine bills have been introduced in the state legislature so far this session related to marijuana, but they still carry some juicy policies.
2 days ago | Marijuana
One bill to fix the pot-tax gaffe has zero co-sponsors. The other has fifty. One bill was sponsored by Steve Lebsock. The other was not.
3 days ago | Business
Several Colorado state representatives have put their names on a brief supporting the industrial hemp industry in federal appeals court.
5 days ago | Marijuana
Most of the coverage on the Sweet Leaf investigation has focused on those arrested and the dispensary chain itself. But what about Sweet Leaf's medical marijuana patients?
5 days ago | Business
A bill in the Colorado Senate calls for a tracking agent to be "applied" to marijuana and hemp plants, which could mean spraying, rubbing, spreading and many other things.
6 days ago | Business
The list of licensed recreational pot shops in Colorado was fewer than four pages long when sales began on January 1, 2014, according to the Marijuana Enforcement Division. Today, it's nearly thirteen pages.