Colorado lawmakers on Thursday backed off plans to become the first U.S. state to regulate marijuana clubs, saying approval of Amsterdam-style pot clubs could invite a federal crackdown.
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“60 Minutes” Examines Effects of Marijuana on Body
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins “CBS This Morning” to preview his “60 Minutes” report on the impact of legalizing recreational marijuana in Colorado.
Colorado State University-Pueblo Gets $270k to Study Marijuana
On June 13, 2016, Colorado’s Pueblo County Board of Commissioners voted to distribute $270,000 in marijuana tax revenue to Colorado State University-Pueblo for marijuana research.
Hickenlooper at Milken Conference: Colorado Legalization ‘Might Work’
On May 2, 2016, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper participated in the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, and had the chance to briefly discuss recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado.
Colorado Slowly Approaches Cannabis Regulation
All things considered, states have done fairly well with cannabis legalization, though challenges still persist. In Colorado, lawmakers are still grappling with how to harmonize recreational and medicinal cannabis markets.
Colorado’s Cannabis Generates Over $30M in Excess Tax Revenue
How would you like to be paid to smoke marijuana? Sounds like a dream job right? Well, if you live in Colorado you can potentially live out that dream.
Cannabis & Colorado’s Gubernatorial Candidates
Election Day 2014 is approaching and although it is not a presidential election year, it is an important ballot for residents and business owners in the state of Colorado.
Colorado Campaigning Against Cannabis?
As of late, the mood in Colorado regarding marijuana seems to have been souring. The Republican candidate for governor, Bob Beauprez, suggested that Coloradans should re-examine the issue to see if “maybe we’ve gone too far.”
Give Us the Research — We Can Handle It
Many were puzzled earlier this spring when Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State legislature reached a deal to legalize medical marijuana, but only in vaporizable form and only for a list of conditions that changed up until the last moment.
Colorado Prepping to Spend $9 Million on Medical Marijuana Research
More than a decade after voters here first said marijuana could be medicine, Colorado is preparing to embark on the largest state-funded effort to study the medical benefits of cannabis.
Colorado Passes Landmark Cannabis Banking Bill
You may not have noticed on Friday, June 6, 2014, but Colorado took another big step towards legitimizing the marijuana industry; Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that will give cash-only cannabis businesses access to basic banking services through the creation of non-insured cooperatives.
Credit for Colorado Cannabis
Colorado proposed credit unions could act as banks for marijuana investors. Breaking news: Colorado lawmakers approved. Gov. John Hickenlooper ready to sign.
Cash or Credit for Colorado Cannabis?
Colorado lawmakers are reviving House Bill 14-1398, which would allow dispensaries to form cooperatives along the line of uninsured credit unions.
Christie, Never Is a Long Shot
On April 21, 2014, CNN’s Political Ticker reported on a pessimistic exchange on Christie’s monthly “Ask the Governor” radio spot. His response to a probe concerning the benefits of legalizing marijuana was the flat retort, “You say it’s going to come down the road. You know it may come down the road when I’m gone. It’s not going to come while I’m here.”