GOP continues to back marijuana as momentum for legalization grows

Cannabis legalization recently received a gigantic boost in momentum following announcements by two high-profile Republicans. The most recent news came from U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican from Colorado who is also head of the National Republican Senatorial...

Tokyo Joe’s apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ ‘addicts’ bathroom sign

A Colorado-based Asian fast casual restaurant chain is apologizing after posting a note on a bathroom door that some perceived as undermining the nation’s opioid epidemic. The sign read, “Restrooms are for Tokyo Joes Addicts only. Please see us up front to unlock....

In Longmont, Battle To Be Among City’s First Dispensaries Nears End

Terrapin Care Station is really excited to learn the results of a competitive application process in Longmont, where the city is allowing a handful of retail marijuana locations.  As KUNC reported, TCS has pledged about $100,000 to help a variety of nonprofits in...

Cannabis opponents use Fake News to manipulate the public

No. Thirty-seven people did NOT die on the first day recreational marijuana sales began in Colorado in January 2014. Fake News! It seems like The News Station shouldn’t have to point this out. Sadly, however, we do. Louisiana state Rep. Dodie Horton, a Republican,...

It is time for cannabis opponents to drop dangerous opioid rhetoric

For weeks now, The News Station has been alerting its audience to a concern we have with cannabis opponents claiming that legalization has fueled the opioid epidemic. It’s rhetoric that we find to go beyond “reefer madness” and lead people towards life-threatening...

Cannabis tasting rooms bill hailed as ‘incremental approach’

Colorado’s top marijuana regulator called legislation that would lead to cannabis tasting rooms an “incremental approach” to social use. Jim Burack, director of Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division, offered the comment during testimony on separate legislation,...

Denver earmarks $1.2 million in marijuana money to help repave arterial & collector streets

In a significant showing of cannabis' long-term economic impact on the City of Denver, officials recently announced that the Mile High City will spend $27 million to repave streets. A chunk of that cash, $1.2 million, is marijuana money. State and local officials have...

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Cannabis opponents use Fake News to manipulate the public

Cannabis opponents use Fake News to manipulate the public

No. Thirty-seven people did NOT die on the first day recreational marijuana sales began in Colorado in January 2014. Fake News! It seems like The News Station shouldn’t have to point this out. Sadly, however, we do. Louisiana state Rep. Dodie Horton, a Republican,...

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