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Medical Marijuana Use In Colorado Schools

colorado-state-seal-300The bill that would allow Colorado Students who use medical marijuana to receive their medication from a school nurse has gotten one step closer to reaching the Governors desk. The bill was unanimously approved yesterday by the State Senate and will require one more formal vote before it reaches the governors desk. The bill, already been passed out of Continue reading

Study To Look At PTSD And Pot

ptsd-symptomsThe federal government has signed off on a new Colorado-funded study that will investigate if military veterans suffering from PTSD can benefit from marijuana. This is the first time the Drug Enforcement Administration has given approval to a marijuana study on PTSD, Continue reading

Numbers For CO Teens Using Pot

MARIJUANA-300Colorado teens are smoking about the same amount of pot since the drug was legalized for recreational use according to a recent report. The state released a report Monday detailing changes in everything from pot arrests to tax collections to Poison Control calls. According to the numbers, marijuana Continue reading

Marijuana May Be Allowed In CO Schools

MARIJUANA-300A new law that would allow students in Colorado that use medical marijuana, to receive their medication from a school nurse is being considered by a state house committee. If passed Colorado would be the second state in the country to require school districts to allow nurses to distribute medical marijuana to students that require it. It is currently legal for students to take medical marijuana on campus, as long as the school Continue reading

Amount Of Stoned Drivers Gets Higher In CO

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300Colorado law enforcement says it has a new type of impaired driver on its hands. According to the state patrol, the number of tickets for stoned drivers has increased in Colorado since the passage of Amendment 64 which legalized the use and sale of recreational marijuana.  Numbers show that overall Continue reading

Pot Sales In CO Keep Getting Higher

MARIJUANA-300Pot is big business in Colorado. A new report from the cannabis data analytics company New Frontier says marijuana sales jumped 93% last year, and they are projecting that total sales in 2016 will be over $1.5 billion. Demand generally peaks in the Continue reading

High Time To Allow Marijuana Businesses To Bank

MARIJUANA-300Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of senators from Oregon and Washington have written a letter asking federal financial regulators to come up with clear guidelines to allow financial institutions to service legal marijuana businesses. These guidelines would make it easier Continue reading

SCOTUS Won’t Hear Case Against Colorado

US SUPREME COURTThe United States Supreme court has chosen not to hear a case that Nebraska and Oklahoma have brought against the state of Colorado concerning the legalization of recreational marijuana. The two states want the court to declare Colorado’s legalization of marijuana Continue reading

Medication Made From Marijuana Up For FDA Approval

Medical-Marijuana-300A new drug that’s made from marijuana may provide a new market for Colorado’s growing pot industry.  The developer of the experimental drug reported yesterday that, in the drug’s first major clinical trial, it successfully reduced Continue reading

Study To Find Pots Effects On The Unborn

marijuana-leaf-300Researchers at the University of Colorado are planning to study the effects marijuana use has on pregnant women. The Denver Post reported that Doctor Torri Metz, a high-risk obstetrician, will develop a questionnaire for new mothers about their use of marijuana. She says half of the Continue reading

Warning Issued For Pesticides Used On Marijuana

MARIJUANA-300In accordance with an Executive Order from the Governor, Multiple Colorado agencies are issuing a public health and safety advisory due to the identification of potentially unsafe pesticide residues on all medical marijuana plant material and marijuana products produced from marijuana cultivated by Sunrise Solutions LLC. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment deems it a Continue reading

Tourists Visiting CO Hospitals More Due To Marijuana Issues

MARIJUANA-300A new study says more tourists are headed to emergency rooms for marijuana-related issues than in previous years. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found trips to the ER doubled between 2013 and Continue reading