Just How Much Tax Money Can Legal Marijuana Generate?

Now that marijuana legalization is a viable political discussion in the United States, the subject of taxation of the blessed herb has become a contentious one. Many want to know just how much legal marijuana will be taxed, while some wonder if it will generate enough revenue to make a difference in the budget shortfalls […]

Efforts to Repeal Marijuana Legalization in Colorado Flailing, Retail Sales to be Delayed

A few days ago reports began coming out of Colorado of an effort to repeal Amendment 64, the state’s new recreational marijuana law. Now come reports that the repeal effort is dying, but it seems there will be a delay in the regulations for retail marijuana distribution points until lawmakers can hammer out the details […]

How Will States Tax Legal Marijuana?

Though some don’t like the prospect, legal marijuana will come with taxation. Given the current budgetary problems being experienced by most state and local governments, taxes help make legalization a more inviting prospect.

What Does the Shooting at the Denver 4/20 Rally Mean for the Movement?

On Saturday there was the annual 4/20 rally in Denver, Colorado and as many of you may have heard, there were shots fired. Several people were injured, and it was the top news story coming out of the high holiday. The latest reports say the shooting appears to be gang-related, which I would think is […]

Denver Officials Brace for 4/20 Celebrations

April 20th is almost upon us, and it’s the first 4/20 that will celebrated legally under state law, at least for adults in Washington and Colorado. Denver, Colorado is known to have large crowds for 4/20, and this year’s crowd is expected to be the biggest yet.

Is Medical Marijuana Regulation Working in Colorado?

Those who follow cannabis news know that Colorado has the most extensively-regulated medical marijuana industry in the country. It is often pointed to as the model to follow for states looking to create medical marijuana regulations. But a new audit of the agency overseeing the medical cannabis industry in CO is raising questions as to […]

Almost Half of Colorado Doctors Don’t Support Medical Marijuana

A new study out of Colorado says that nearly half of doctors in the state do not recommend medical marijuana to their patients.

Former DEA-Heads Say Holder Should Sue States Over Marijuana

As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder continues to say that the Department of Justice is looking at all their options in how they will handle pot legalization in Washington and Colorado, ex-DEA chiefs are calling on him to act quickly or risk marijuana chaos in those states and more to come.

Will Marijuana Use Be a Consideration in Child Custody Cases in Colorado?

As many of you know, a task force has been set up in Colorado to hammer out recommendations for implementing the newly passed Amendment 64, the state’s recreational marijuana legalization law. The task force is covering many topics and will then make their recommendations to the state legislature. A topic they are not expected to […]

Man Busted in Marijuana-for-Donations Deal in Colorado Denies Any Wrongdoing

Pritchard Garrett, who was recently arrested along with two other people in Colorado, says his marijuana-for-donations plan was totally legal under the state’s new recreational cannabis law and that he shouldn’t be facing jail time for it.