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Wayward Bill attends the 2017 Cannabis Business Awards, Alexis Bortell wins “Most Influential” 2017!

The Cannabis Business Awards 2017 Presented by Chloe Villano and Clover LeafThere were many valuable and appreciated Activists who were represented at the Cannabis Business Awards in Denver, Colorado last night.The Cannabis Business Awards features industry power players including CEO and Founder Chloe Villano, an entrepreneur featured in People Magazine’s “Marijuana Millionaires.” As one of …

Colorado girl suing U.S. attorney general to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

Posted 9:24 pm, November 9, 2017, by Rob Low, LARKSPUR, Colo. -- Alexis Bortell is hardly the first child whose family moved to Colorado for access to medical marijuana.But the 12-year-old is the first Colorado kid to sue U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions over the nation's official marijuana policy."As the seizures got worse, we had to …

Neil Gorsuch & Marijuana: What Are His Views on Legalization?

By Stephanie Dube Dwilson President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, hails from Colorado, a state known for marijuana legalization and being a strong proponent of state’s rights over the federal government. Has Gorsuch said anything about his views on legalization? Here’s what you need to know. There’s really not a lot to go …

a renewed bid by Oklahoma, Nebraska and others to stamp out Colorado’s recreational cannabis sales…

Bid to take down Colorado marijuana laws revived in court Amid uncertainty about the future of federal enforcement, a renewed bid by Oklahoma, Nebraska and others to stamp out Colorado's recreational cannabis sales Published: Jan 17, 2017, 5:42 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Federal appeals court judges on Tuesday reviewed the reach of …

Health care refugees: Medical marijuana and new hope

By Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Senior Medical CorrespondentVideo produced by John Bonifield, CNN Updated 12:16 PM ET, Mon November 28, 2016   This is the second part of a series on health care refugees. Read the first part here. (CNN)Rich and Kim Muszynski know when their 5-year-old daughter, Abby, is about to have a grand mal …

Denver to become first U.S. city to legalize social marijuana use

A measure that would make Denver the first city in the United States to legalize the use of marijuana in such venues as clubs, bars and restaurants is expected to get enough votes to pass, backers and opponents of the initiative said on Tuesday. The announcement comes amid a string of victories for proponents of …

Lawmakers want to defund the DEA’s marijuana eradication program

Is the DEA’s marijuana eradication program worth the $14 million to fund annually? Here’s a look at some numbers Published: Oct 10, 2016, 6:33 am • Updated: about 5 hours ago Comments (1) By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post In 2015, the Drug Enforcement Administration gave $20,000 to the state of New Hampshire to eradicate …

Editorial; Marijuana nullification?

March 22, 2016   The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up a challenge to Colorado’s voter-approved law legalizing recreational marijuana, but the legal question the case raises can’t be ignored indefinitely. The question is as old as the republic: How far can states go in substituting their own laws for those of the …

Per my friend and sister Larisa in our cannabis struggle on the passing of Ken Gorman July 12, 1946 – February 17, 2007.

  9 years ago today, my mentor and one of the boldest and most courageous people I know, was assassinated in his home. Yes, assassinated. Someone walked in his home and shot him in the chest, leaving his weed and money behind. His murder is still virtually unsolved with police stating that the primary suspect …

6 Stories That Prove You Can Still Be Arrested For Growing Marijuana In Colorado

  By TNM News on October 9, 2015 Latest Headlines, Legal, News Feed Although it may be “Legal” in some way, some operations for making your own marijuana are being targeted by both the Federal and State governments. Much like the law that you cannot make and distribute your own alcohol without the proper licensing …

A first for the marijuana industry: A product liability lawsuit

David Kelly For years, Brandan Flores has treated his chronic back pain with marijuana, a remedy he champions as a natural alternative to traditional medication. But recently he heard rumblings that his drug of choice might be less wholesome than he had imagined. "There was talk about Eagle 20," he said, "and it concerned me …

The life and tragic death of cannabis advocate Jenny Kush

Thursday, September 19, 2013 | 2 years ago Labor Day weekend is regarded as one of the biggest drunk-driving holidays on the calendar, right up there with Memorial Day, New Year's Eve and Thanksgiving. Statistics support it: According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 1,342 people were arrested over a nineteen-day stretch between August 16 …

‘The Solution I Propose Is Massive Civil Disobedience’

Scholar Charles Murray wants “to make large chunks of the regulatory code unenforceable.” How? “I want to put sugar in the government's gas tank.”   Conor Friedersdorf Jun 30, 2015 ASPEN, Colo.––Scholar Charles Murray traces his latest book back to a story he heard from a family friend: a small business owner who found himself …

Rand Paul set to raise money from marijuana industry

By Sam Youngman syoungman@herald-leader.comJune 26, 2015 Updated 2 hours ago U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is looking for big green from the marijuana industry. Paul, Kentucky's junior senator and a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, is scheduled to attend a fundraising reception next week at the National Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in Denver. …

Old mining town turns to marijuana after prison, factory close

  WALSENBURG, Colo. – A developer's plan to build hundreds of cannabis greenhouses could make this tiny southern Colorado town one of the nation's largest producers of legal marijuana. The town sold 330 acres of municipal land for more than $1 million to create a campus for growing, processing and distribution, with the marijuana to …

The Supreme Court of Colorado ruled unanimously last week that Dish Network acted lawfully when it fired a quadriplegic employee who used medicinal marijuana legally to control leg spasms and while he was not at work.

      The Supreme Court of Colorado ruled unanimously last week that Dish Network acted lawfully when it fired a quadriplegic employee who used medicinal marijuana legally to control leg spasms and while he was not at work. The employee, Brandon Coats, was fired in 2010 when he failed a random drug test. Needless …

GROWING JOBS IN COLORADO

There’s more to cannabis and Colorado than the crowd that’s smoking it. La Junta, CO is expanding production for another variety of cannabis that’s highly profitable: industrial hemp, used to make rope, canvas and paper products. (Photo: rockymountainhempassociation.org.) Cannabis and Colorado tend to go hand in hand but for many it is because of the …

Local farmer leading the way in growing industrial hemp

By Sheldon Compton scompton@civitasmedia.com HIPPO – Hippo resident Todd Howard had never been employed in his adult life when he was laid off as an engineer for the coal industry in 2010. He had also never farmed a day in his life. All that was about to change. After Howard lost his job as an …

Another Perspective Pot Possibilities and Problems Banking on legal marijuana is proving dicy, especially thanks to the feds.

By Ross Kaminsky – 5.26.15   Often the first thing I’m asked when traveling outside of Colorado is a half-question half-joke about how many people in the state I now call home are stoned. Although I’m pro-legalization, I’ve never touched marijuana and it seems as if I’m not alone: even though the state passed — …

Sorry, high rollers: Marijuana is nowhere legal in these United States

Kevin Coe February 27, 2015   Sorry, high rollers: Marijuana is nowhere legal in these United States Kevin Coe February 27, 2015 I hate to be the party pooper but I feel there is a need to point out that the possession, transportation, processing and use of marijuana is still illegal. It is not legal …

Loretta Lynch’s hard-line stance on marijuana is making Colorado sweat

Attorney general nominee veers from Obama’s no-big-deal rhetoric     By Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times - Sunday, February 1, 2015 DENVER — Nobody in the Colorado marijuana industry is panicking, but those involved are sweating a little over the hard line taken by Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s pick to be the next attorney …

Colorado Hemp Farmers Cultivate American Jobs Without Federal Approval

Some people want you to believe that the federal government cannot be effectively defied, but farmers in Colorado are proving them wrong. While Colorado may be in the headlines for their marijuana legalization experiment, that is not the only issue in which they are effectively nullifying federal law. They are taking action against the federal …

Laws elsewhere may doom medical marijuana in Indiana

Senator says Colorado, California have ‘made mockery’ of process Posted: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 8:15 am By MAUREEN HAYDEN INDIANAPOLIS — State Sen. Karen Tallian posted details of her plan to allow medicinal use of marijuana on Facebook this week, drawing thousands of supportive comments. The Democrat had given up a years-long push to decriminalize …

Pot growers’ new quest: U.S. patent protection for cannabis seeds

Published: Dec 24, 2014, 5:05 pm Comments (12) By Jason Blevins, The Denver Post Ben Holmes gently lowers the turntable needle onto the album, and Traffic’s “Medicated Goo,” begins to play. Steve Winwood’s wistful tenor sweeps through the Centennial Seeds laboratory: “My own homegrown recipe’ll see you through.” “Everyone stole from Stevie Winwood,” Holmes says, …

Lexology Report: Congress temporarily de-funds US-DOJ medical marijuana prosecution but does not legalize medical marijuana

Littler Mendelson Dale L. Deitchler   USA December 30 2014   Author page » In a few short paragraphs within the 1,603-page congressional spending bill signed into law on December 16, 2014, Congress prohibited the U.S. Department of Justice from using federal funds to prosecute users, growers and distributors of medical marijuana in states that …

Oklahoma and Nebraska Marijuana Sales in Colorado are Against Foreign Laws, So Stop it!

By: Hrafnkell Haraldsson more from Hrafnkell Haraldsson Saturday, December, 20th, 2014, 8:32 am It is interesting how Republicans are all state’s rights and big government keep your hands off – until a state does something they don’t like. Like Colorado’s marijuana law, which is one of four states to allow regulated production and sale of …