No, Safer Cars Don’t Make for Fewer Accidents and Marijuana is not Directly Linked to Fatalities

Anti-marijuana group Smart Colorado claims that vehicle deaths are up, despite cars being “so much safer these days.” Oh, Smart Colorado. It was a nice try, but this is unfortunately, FAKE NEWS! First of all, after spiking higher for two straight years, traffic deaths...

Using Marijuana to Treat Opioid Addiction

The Fix, a website dedicated to addiction and recovery, offers this compelling statement, "When I'm on marijuana, the thought of injecting toxic drugs into my body seems totally unhealthy and unappealing." The comment from writer Elizabeth Brico appeared in an account...

Cannabis Patients, Consumers and Business Leaders Decry Gov. Hickenlooper’s Vetoes

Cannabis patients, consumers and business leaders are standing together after Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a bill addressing a medical marijuana condition. The measure would have added autism to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana; it...

Gov. Hickenlooper vetoes cannabis ‘tasting rooms’ placing him at odds with voters

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper rejected the insights of state and local cannabis regulators who have been calling for a bright regulatory line concerning public consumption. House Bill 1258 — which would have created limited-sales cannabis tasting rooms — was vetoed...

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,...

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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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Using Marijuana to Treat Opioid Addiction

Using Marijuana to Treat Opioid Addiction

The Fix, a website dedicated to addiction and recovery, offers this compelling statement, "When I'm on marijuana, the thought of injecting toxic drugs into my body seems totally unhealthy and unappealing." The comment from writer Elizabeth Brico appeared in an account...

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