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  1. Ron Strider

    Colorado Woman Arrested For Providing Marijuana To Children

    A Colorado woman faces child abuse charges after allegedly admitting to South Dakota law enforcement that she lets her two sons younger than 10 years old consume marijuana edibles. On July 7, there was a traffic checkpoint on U.S. Highway 18 in Tripp County, at which time a vehicle driven by...
  2. Ron Strider

    Pot Smell Not Enough To Search Car, Colorado Court Rules

    Drug-sniffing police dogs in Colorado may need new training if they can detect marijuana. A ruling last week by the Colorado Court of Appeals sets a new precedent for drug cases. A three-judge panel ruled that if a drug-sniffing dog is trained to alert officers to marijuana and other...
  3. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Taxes Are Giving Colorado A Pot Of Money To Rebuild Its Crumbling Schools

    The K-12 school in Deer Trail, Colorado, is in rot. The swimming pool is in such grave shape that students can't use it anymore. People in wheelchairs have to be lifted up stairs. A sewage leak has closed the coach's locker room. Even basic security is a problem, as the doors are so out of shape...
  4. MadScience

    Recommendations For Colorado Pot Shops That Sell Seed

    Hey all, I'll pass through Colorado next month on a road trip. I'm familiar with just one business that sells respectable non-feminized seed - Centennial Seeds in Denver. (Their Dukini Kush is five star indica.) Any suggestions on other stores that sell good strains? Preferably in the Denver or...
  5. Ron Strider

    Is Colorado Trying To Criminalize Medical Marijuana Caregivers

    Rick Wainwright, whose acquittal in a 2009 criminal case helped cement the concept that Colorado's six-plant threshold for medical marijuana patients can be expanded, is suing Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and State Attorney General Cynthia Coffman over a new law that tries to limit large...
  6. Ron Strider

    Colorado Cannabis Kingpin John Lord Wants To Open Stores In New Zealand

    The expat Kiwi who heads Colorado's biggest weed seller promises thousands of jobs for New Zealand if the drug is legalized here. John Lord spoke with Florence Kerr as part of Stuff's 'What if it was legal?' series. He's done it in Colorado, so would John Lord peddle legal pot back home in...
  7. Ron Strider

    Police Are Searching Far Fewer Cars In States That Have Legalized Marijuana

    The legalization of marijuana in Washington state and Colorado had at least one unanticipated effect on the streets: a sharp decline in the number of traffic stops resulting in searches by state police, a new analysis shows. The drop means fewer interactions between police and drivers...
  8. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Users Are More Successful And Satisfied, Finds New Study

    Cannabis consumers are frequently affiliated with lazy, unsuccessful and apathetic labels. But, contrary to the popular stereotype new research suggests they are in fact among the most satisfied and successful among us. The study, conducted by market researchers BDS Analytics, surveyed...
  9. Ron Strider

    Hemp Advocates Visit Southern Colorado

    A company that grows industrial hemp in La Junta for processing, packaging and distribution in Colorado Springs was featured during the recent statewide Colorado Hemp History Week promotional tour. During a stop on the multi-city tour, Folium Biosciences Vice President and Head of Global...
  10. Ron Strider

    Study Contradicts Negative Stereotypes About Marijuana Consumers

    A new study, that claims to be the first of its kind, found cannabis consumers are "among the most well-adjusted and successful of American adults." The study by BDS Analytics compared people in three categories: "Consumers" (people who consumed cannabis products in the past ), "Acceptors"...
  11. Ron Strider

    Two New Laws Take Aim At Black Market Marijuana In Colorado

    Colorado is ramping up efforts to try and prevent marijuana from being diverted to the black market. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed two bi-partisan bills into law Thursday. "I think we're protecting neighborhoods from the violence often associated with organized crime," said Hickenlooper. "We're...
  12. Ron Strider

    Colorado Marijuana Market Funds Busts Of Illegal Growers

    The first recreational pot market in the U.S. was set Thursday to notch another marijuana first when Colorado approves using marijuana taxes to fund police efforts to crack down on illegal growing operations. A measure scheduled to be signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper sets aside...
  13. Ron Strider

    After Legalizing Marijuana, Unemployment Plummets In Colorado

    Three years after legalizing cannabis, Colorado has the lowest unemployment rate in the country. "While the national unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in May, the lowest since 2001, Colorado's jobless rate is the nation's lowest at 2.3 percent," CNBC reported Monday. According to...
  14. Ron Strider

    Colorado Economy: Low Unemployment, High Pot Sales

    Colorado has the highest average elevation of any state, but it also has the lowest unemployment rate. While the national unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in May, the lowest since 2001, Colorado's jobless rate is the nation's lowest at 2.3 percent. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper...
  15. Ron Strider

    Colorado's Pot Tourism Industry May Provide Insight For Nevada

    Increased tourism and the tax money associated with it was one of the top arguments for legalizing recreational cannabis. But how have other states dealt with pot tourism? Reno Public Radio's Paul Boger spoke with Northern Colorado Community Radio's Luke Runyon about what's going on in his...
  16. Ron Strider

    California Considers Sanctuary State Legislation To Protect Pot Industry

    California lawmakers are talking about doing for their state's new marijuana industry what they are also trying to do for illegal immigrants: create a sanctuary state where local police are ordered not to cooperate with federal authorities. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the man who has...
  17. Ron Strider

    Coffman, DeGette Push To Protect Legal Marijuana In Colorado

    Two members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation are leading an renewed effort to protect legalized marijuana in Colorado. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has already signaled his intentions to challenge state marijuana laws. On Thursday, Rep. Diana DeGette, a Democrat who represents the 1st...
  18. Ron Strider

    Job Prospects Up In Smoke

    Job applicants are testing positive for marijuana, cocaine, amphetamine and heroin at the highest rate in 12 years, according to a new report from Quest Diagnostics, a clinical lab that follows national employment trends. An analysis of about 10 million workplace drug screens from across the...
  19. Ron Strider

    CO: Denver NORML Calls The 2017 Legislative Session A Win

    As the Colorado Legislature ended its session last week, the Denver chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws celebrated a year of wins on the reform front. "We left our mark, but there's so much work left for us to do," said Jordan Person, executive director of...
  20. Ron Strider

    Definition Of "Open And Public" Marijuana Use Still Hazy In Colorado

    Buying and selling limited quantities of marijuana has been legal in Colorado for nearly five years. Public use, however, is prohibited. Still, for years, state lawmakers have been trying to determine how to define "open and public" consumption. One of the more contentious questions state...
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