Tag Archives: marijuana

Wyoming Looks To Combat High Drivers

wyoming-flag-graphicA group of Wyoming law enforcement officers along with medical experts gathered in Laramie last week to discuss how to handle people driving under the influence of marijuana.  The conference dealt with how marijuana legalization in other states is shaping the perception of the substance in Wyoming, and how to Continue reading

Time Running Out To Sign Recreational Marijuana Petition

grow craigThe final day to sign the petition to put recreational marijuana on the ballot for the 2016 election in Craig, is tomorrow. According to a member of “Grow Craig”, the group responsible for trying to get the measure on the ballot, they are close to Continue reading

Craig Group To Talk Recreational Marijuana

grow craigA meeting has been scheduled in Craig this week, to allow the public to discuss and receive information about the recreational marijuana industry. A group calling itself Grow Craig, that is attempting to get a Continue reading

Hayden Considers Permits For Marijuana Cultivation

HAYDEN-300The Hayden Town Council will be meeting Thursday night to discuss permitting for a marijuana cultivation facility, among other issues. At the meeting, the council will determine weather or not to grant a conditional use permit for the Bayou Breeze Marijuana Cultivation facility. They will also discuss Continue reading

Marijuana Use Drops In Colorado High Schools

MARIJUANA-300Colorado High School Students are using less marijuana now than they were in 2011 a year before marijuana was legalized for recreational use. This is according to the 2015 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, which was released earlier this week by the Colorado Department of Public Health. The survey showed 1 out of 5 students in the Continue reading

Marijuana To Be Allowed In CO Schools

colorado-state-seal-300The bill that would allow Colorado Students who use medical marijuana to receive their medication from a school nurse or parental guardian has reached the Governors desk for a signature. The bill was unanimously approved 35-0 last week by the State Senate on the second of two votes required to pass the bill. The bill would allow schools to permit Continue reading

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