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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Colorado proposed credit unions could act as banks for marijuana investors. Breaking news: Colorado lawmakers approved. Gov. John Hickenlooper ready to sign.
Colorado lawmakers are reviving House Bill 14-1398, which would allow dispensaries to form cooperatives along the line of uninsured credit unions.
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.”