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Third illegal-grow marijuana bust in Pueblo County in a week

A third illegal marijuana grow this week was busted Friday in Pueblo County, according to the sheriff’s office, and the latest discovery uncovered 420 plants worth an estimated $1.2 million. The post Third illegal-grow marijuana bust in Pueblo County in a week appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Suspected illegal pot grow busted in eastern Pueblo County, detectives acted on tip

Fifty-two marijuana plants worth an estimated $156,000 were seized Wednesday in a suspected illegal grow operation in eastern Pueblo County. The post Suspected illegal pot grow busted in eastern Pueblo County, detectives acted on tip appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Some parents fear changes to state laws as FDA weighs use of CBD pharmaceuticals

Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant. The post Some parents fear changes to state laws as FDA weighs use of CBD pharmaceuticals appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Colorado marijuana bus tours view themselves as industry ambassadors

“Welcome to the party bus.” That’s what tour guide Alyse Morgan told 20-plus tourists who were riding in a marijuana bus tour on a hot May Friday. The post Colorado marijuana bus tours view themselves as industry ambassadors appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Denver, Thornton mayors join with other U.S. city leaders to call for federal marijuana policy reforms

The Denver and Thornton mayors have joined a new coalition of U.S. city leaders that will lobby Congress and the Trump administration to increase local control over marijuana policy. The post Denver, Thornton mayors join with other U.S. city leaders to call for federal marijuana policy reforms appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Donald Trump would "probably" support legalizing Colorado's marijuana industry — through bid by Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren

A bill that would protect state marijuana laws from federal interference received a major plug on Friday when President Donald Trump said he likely would back the measure — introduced a day earlier by U.S. The post Donald Trump would “probably” support legalizing Colorado’s marijuana industry — through bid by Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Colorado's marijuana industry would get bank access, federal OK under bill from Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. But what are its chances?

The measure, which is being welcomed by the cannabis industry but faces a tough path to becoming law, would end the current conflict between federal and state law. The post Colorado’s marijuana industry would get bank access, federal OK under bill from Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. But what are its chances? appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


School nurses can treat students with medical marijuana, thanks to law green-lit by Gov. Hickenlooper

Colorado law already permitted parents to give their children medical marijuana at school, usually to treat seizures. The new law signed this week by Gov. The post School nurses can treat students with medical marijuana, thanks to law green-lit by Gov. Hickenlooper appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Denver seeks to revoke Cheba Hut liquor license following 4/20 event

The city of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses is considering suspending or revoking the liquor license of Cheba Hut’s store at 638 E. The post Denver seeks to revoke Cheba Hut liquor license following 4/20 event appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale, experts say

When Oregon lawmakers created the state’s legal marijuana program, they had one goal in mind above all else: to convince illicit pot growers to leave the black market. The post Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale, experts say appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE