Wins and losses for marijuana consumers as Colorado Legislature adjourns

As the Colorado Legislature adjourns for the 2018 session, marijuana consumers saw more wins than losses. Perhaps the biggest win for consumers was House Bill 1258, a first-in-the-nation cannabis public consumption measure that would allow for marijuana tasting rooms....

Marijuana opponents are wrong — tasting rooms would limit youth exposure

Okay, we’ll admit that a misleading tirade from anti-marijuana group Smart Colorado isn’t quite fake news. Nothing that comes out of the “reefer madness” spin machine that is Smart Colorado really qualifies as news, so we’ll hedge. There are, however, a lot of fake...

Compromise bill to allow cannabis tasting rooms poised to reach governor

Compromise legislation to allow cannabis consumption education and tasting as an “incremental approach” to marijuana hospitality is poised to reach the Colorado governor. House Bill 1258 received a bipartisan 22-12 vote in the Senate on April 27. Ten Republicans,...

Bill would have used taxpayer dollars to create marijuana tracking monopoly

An attempt to once again fast track Colorado legislation that would have lead to a monopoly in tracking marijuana failed for a second time in the Colorado Legislature. The ill attempt by Sen. Kent Lambert, R-Colorado Springs, already failed once in the legislative...

Bipartisan support for cannabis tasting rooms grows

Legislation that offers a conservative “incremental approach” to cannabis hospitality has received bipartisan votes through each step of the legislative process. House Bill 1258 — which would allow for cannabis tasting rooms — was last advanced on April 17 by a...

CNN should retract or correct report on legal marijuana in Colorado

By Patrick Byrne The News Station It was distressing to see CNN publish a shallow and sensationalistic story on its website last Friday linking a transitory increase in some of Colorado’s crime rates with its legal and heavily regulated cannabis industry. Breathlessly...

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...

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Bipartisan support for cannabis tasting rooms grows

Bipartisan support for cannabis tasting rooms grows

Legislation that offers a conservative “incremental approach” to cannabis hospitality has received bipartisan votes through each step of the legislative process. House Bill 1258 — which would allow for cannabis tasting rooms — was last advanced on April 17 by a...

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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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