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How much will Marijuana really cost in Colorado next year

Time recently released an article that speaks of the projected annual costs for a recreational pot smoker per year and looking at their rough $600/year margin I think the numbers are a bit; “understated”. Obviously these people who are conducting these tests and projecting these numbers have never...

Fort Collins Marijuana Ban Passes, But Rebellion is Brewing

If there one universal way to qualify the multi-faceted battle for marijuana reform, it is the remarkable resilience of the movement and its dedication to carry on the fight regardless of how many disappointments and setbacks get in the way. Most recently, activists in Colorado and California have shown why...

Colorado Marijuana Case Helps Patients who are Divorcing

We have previously covered the way in which the war on drugs harms the welfare of children, but at least medical marijuana patients going through messy child custody cases do have a ray of hope. Until recently, most family courts have upheld a zero tolerance view of marijuana usage and all it would take is...

Marijuana Regulation Fever

Medical marijuana businesses in Boulder City, Colorado took notice Tuesday night as the city council approved the first reading of new rules that would prohibit marijuana advertising aimed at recreational users of the drug. The proposed changes would expressly prohibit marijuana marketing that is...

Marijuana Dispensaries Get a Raw Deal in Boulder

Boulder is known as one of the most progressive cities in Colorado, perhaps even in the United States. It has been on the forefront of liberal movements since the early 1960s, when the city saw a large immigration of hippies. Their city council was the first in Colorado to prohibit sexual preference-based...

Fort Collins Medical Marijuana Under Attack

As the political war over marijuana legislation trudges on, even the smallest victories are not left unchallenged. A recent initiative in Fort Collins, CO wants to ban medical marijuana establishments, and it seems to be gaining steam. The petition supports an ordinance which would ban Fort Collin marijuana...

Marijuana Legalization Gets Underway in Colorado

Colorado broke ground today in its path towards marijuana legalization. Activists from groups like SAFER, Sensible Colorado, and NORML have begun gathering the first of the 86,000 signatures needed to get a measure on the 2012 ballot that would legalize weed for recreational use. Just like its name...

There are More Dispensaries than Starbucks (in Denver)

It used to be that you couldn’t turn a street corner without seeing a Starbucks. Now, in Denver, Colorado, there’s a new kind of business taking over in the form of medical marijuana dispensaries. The Daily reported that “there are now more medical marijuana dispensaries in the Mile High city than...

Colorado Medical Marijuana: RIP July 1 ?

Colorado, thus far a fertile ground for a thriving medical marijuana community will be facing a grim new reality come July 1st. In a pathetic display of gutlessness, the Colorado legislature caved to federal pressure and pushed through a bunch of regulations designed to undermine medical marijuana, rather...