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Fort Collins dispensaries on track to sell $40 million of Marijuana in 2016

By On November 21, 2016

This article is part 1 in a 4 part series looking at how cannabis sales benefit the citizens of Fort Collins. The numbers are coming in, and it’s clear that Fort Collins… Read More

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Women& Weed Event Happening in Fort Collins July 20

By On July 11, 2016

One of big the reasons that I love living in Fort Collins, is the overall unique culture that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as being among people who share very similar lifestyles… Read More

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Youth Marijuana Use in Colorado Following Legalization

By On July 6, 2016

When marijuana legalization first became a topic of discussion in the state of Colorado, many opponents were quick to disagree with the decision, claiming that doing so would only result in an increase of… Read More

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Marijuana Sales Continue to Soar High at Dispensaries in Colorado

By On May 17, 2016

According to statistics provided by the state Department of Revenue, both medical and recreational marijuana sales are continuing to soar in dispensaries throughout Colorado. In March alone, it was documented that licensed stores across the… Read More

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Cannabis Legislation

Medical Marijuana in Colorado Schools

By On April 12, 2016

Although a student may be prescribed medical marijuana for a health condition, under current Colorado laws, they are still not permitted to use their medical marijuana on school grounds, on a school bus, or at a… Read More

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Cannabis Legislation

Will the DEA Reschedule Marijuana?

By On April 8, 2016

From the sounds of things, the Drug Enforcement Administration will be making a decision relatively soon on determining whether or not marijuana should be reclassified under federal law. In a note sent out to… Read More

ASPEN, CO - APRIL 18:  Brian Stern of Denver, Colorado looks over one of the LED grow lights sold by his company at the Cannabis Crown 2010 expo in Aspen, Colorado. Cannabis Crown 2010 is hosting hundreds of marijuana-industry vendors and thousands of marijuana users in two hotels in Aspen, as well as holding a hemp fashion show and a marijuana-quality judging. Colorado, one of 14 states to allow use of medical marijuana, has experienced an explosion in marijuana dispensaries, trade shows and related businesses in the last year as marijuana use becomes more mainstream.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
Cannabis Legislation

Colorado Working to Officially Certify Industrial Hemp Seed

By On March 21, 2016

In February 2014, President Obama signed the Farm Bill, which contained an amendment to legalize hemp production for research purposes. This bill applies only to states where industrial hemp farming is already legal under… Read More

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Cannabis Research Projects Being Planned at Two Colorado Universities

By On March 14, 2016

Because the federal government still classifies marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, the progress has been pretty slow when it comes to completely and scientifically researching cannabis, its medical uses, and all of its… Read More

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CSU Researcher Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Study Marijuana’s Effects on Patients with MS

By On March 5, 2016

Over the last few years there has been a huge surge in the creation of crowdfunding campaigns – through which the public is asked to stand behind an idea that they support, by donating financially to the cause with… Read More

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Arrests Made for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Increase in Larimer County

By On February 18, 2016

Although the total amount of drivers in Larimer County that were arrested for either driving while intoxicated or driving while under the influence of drugs decreased by six percent from 2014 to 2015 (665… Read More