Tag Archives: marijuana

Senators Look To Make It Easier To Study Marijuana

Senator Cory Gardner has joined the effort to make it easier to conduct scientific research on marijuana as a safe and effective medical treatment. Gardner and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch introduced the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017 this week.  Gardner says the medical community Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For July

Steamboat tax collections were up slightly in July according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for July when compared to the previous year increased by 1.2%, with the biggest gains coming from Marijuana sales, Continue reading

Report Finds Colorado Skirting Marijuana Regs

The anti-marijuana legalization group, Smart Approaches to marijuana, sent a report to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this week, detailing how states with legalized marijuana, like Colorado and Oregon, have failed to meet U.S. Department of Justice rules contained in the “Cole Continue reading

Recreational Pot Fails To Make November Ballot

Craig citizens will not have the opportunity to vote to approve recreational marijuana sales and cultivation in the city during the upcoming election. At their meeting Tuesday night, the Craig City Council declined to move forward with three ballot questions Continue reading

Video Shows Break-in At Steamboat Pot Shop

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is asking for help to identify the man who broke into the Golden Leaf Marijuana dispensary on Lincoln Avenue.  The break-in occurred in the early morning hours Wednesday (August 9).  Security video captures show the individual breaking into the store.  Police report that items were stolen from the business.  Although what Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For June

Steamboat tax collections were up again in June according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for June increased slightly by 2.8%, with the biggest increases coming from Marijuana sales which grew by more Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For May

Steamboat tax collections were up again in May according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for May increased by more than 4%, with the biggest increases coming from Marijuana sales which grew Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Increase

After falling to begin the year, Steamboat sales tax collections increased again in April.  According to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report taxes increased by more than 4.5% or just over $50,000 in April, as compared to April of last year. The largest overall tax Continue reading

Therapeutic Marijuana To Be Exempt From Feds?

Legislation has been introduced that would exempt strains of therapeutic hemp, used to fight seizures caused by epilepsy, from the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner helped introduced the bipartisan, Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act last week.  The legislation would exempt marijuana strains with low THC and high CBD levels from federal drug laws. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in Continue reading

Colorado Man Arrested In Wyoming For Possession

A Colorado Man was arrested this week in Wyoming on Drug Charges. 33-year-old Andre Ray of Loveland was arrested Thursday after police discovered an undisclosed amount of marijuana and cocaine in his vehicle. Officers pulled Ray over Thursday afternoon after he had reportedly been driving erratically on I-80 west of Rock Continue reading

Highway Patrol Seizes 600+ Pounds Of Pot

Wyoming Highway Patrol increased their activity along Interstate I-80 last month as part of an intra-state enforcement effort along the Highway. Highway Patrol Officers from all the states that I-80 runs through were out from April 10th to the 14th, looking for criminal activity including human and drug trafficking.  During this time period, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and their K-9’s stayed busy Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Fall

For the first time in over a year sales tax’s collected in Steamboat dropped.  According to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report taxes fell by 1.12% or just over $25,000 in February, when compared to February of last year. Despite the overall decrease, city marijuana Continue reading