DENVER, Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Denver Police Department and several partnering agencies today conducted an enforcement operation at eight Denver-area Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center locations. The operation is the result of an extensive, year-long criminal investigation into illegal distribution of marijuana at those locations.
Tag Archives: Amendment 64
DENVER, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) will host an event to celebrate five years of legal marijuana in Colorado, during which attendees will be able to take part in a conversation with the main architects and proponents of the Amendment 64 initiative.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Five years ago this November, Colorado citizens voted to pass Amendment 64, the legislative act which legalized adult-use marijuana in the Centennial State.
If a drug dog detects the scent of a controlled substance on a vehicle, it isn’t enough probable cause for police in Colorado to search the vehicle, according to a ruling issued by the Colorado Court of Appeals on July 13, 2017.
The university has received $220,000 for medical marijuana research and $50,000 for an impact study divided into three subsections. The $50,000 grant was finalized Monday.
Two Colorado lawmakers star in an Arizona television ad urging people to vote against legalizing recreational marijuana.
DENVER, Sept. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A new poll finds Colorado voters are still upbeat about their decision to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use, and few would support repealing Amendment 64, the legalization initiative approved in November 2012.
Does the consumer have a legally protected right to cannabis at a price and of a quality determined by free market forces? Will this idea play a role in shaping state licensing schemes?
Election season is fast approaching, and Denver voters have a lot to look forward to this coming November.
Pueblo for Positive Impact is an advocacy group in Pueblo County, Colorado that, according to its website, supports “Robust economic development for Pueblo County” and stand against “Government bodies which devise policy without sufficient citizen input,” but basically they don’t want marijuana around.
Senate Bill 1298 is making its way through the Colorado state legislature and it is designed to require marijuana dispensaries to warn pregnant women about the potential health effects of marijuana.
Marijuana’s growing acceptance has helped grease the wheel to what could be a large boon to the United States farming industry—the growing of industrial hemp.
The text of the ballot initiative passed by the voters of Colorado, amending that state’s constitution, it provides that “notwithstanding any other provision of law” the acts of possession, use, display, purchase or transportation of “marijuana accessories or one ounce or less of marijuana” shall not be on offense under the law of the state or any locality thereof. It also provided for the regulation and taxation of marijuana “in a manner similar to alcohol.”
So far, the delivery service sector of the cannabis industry has not been able to put the rubber to the road. A few entrepreneurs have staked out claims for marijuana delivery apps that get the “Uber-like” comparison that is so en vogue these days.
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.
Abortion. Gay Marriage. Chicken or the egg? Just items in modern history, minus the chicken and the egg, that have been highly controversial. No matter what the outcome, each side will always have people taking staunch positions.
Cannabis and alcohol are often compared to one another. Why is that? Well, from a political and cultural lens, it seems fairly obvious. Both are mind-altering substances which have gained acceptance by the majority of Americans.
Although everyone has different tastes and preferences, almost no one in this world likes taxes. Even though taxes provide clean air, clear water and safe roads, no one wants to chip in when the bill comes due.
In coming articles, Marijuana Investor News will examine the impact legalized marijuana has made on highway safety. We’ll go in depth and answer the burning questions our readers have asked.
An innovative event series hosted by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (CSO) invites potheads to a concert at a private art gallery where they can puff away while grooving to chamber music. Denver wants to halt the event because they claim it could violate city and state rules according to a constitutional amendment that bans pot use in public places.