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Bill To Limit Residential Marijuana Grow Ops

The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would limit residential medical marijuana grow operations to 16 plants, down from the 99 currently allowed.  According to data from the Colorado Department of Public Health, the new plant total will allow patients to continue to grow their medicine in a manner appropriate for Continue reading

Bills Look To Clarify CO’s Marijuana Policy

While the future of the marijuana industry is up in the air in the United States, the Colorado  legislature advanced several bills recently to help clarify Marijuana policy in the state. The Senate passed House Bill 1034, introduced by Senator Randy Baumgardner, which would align medical marijuana licenses with the retail marijuana code.  This will allow medical facilities Continue reading

CO Marijuana Sales Top $1 Billion In 2016

The Colorado Department of Revenue announced last week that combined sales of recreational and medical marijuana topped $1 billion in 2016. From the 1.3 billion dollars in marijuana sales, Colorado collected nearly $200 million in state tax revenue. The $200 million dollars does not include the Continue reading

MOCO Employee Insurance Premiums To Increase

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners voted to increase medical premiums for the county employee insurance plan at their weekly meeting yesterday. The Moffat County Employee Health Insurance Continue reading

New Rules For Marijuana Packaging

universal-warning-label-300x277New rules aimed at making marijuana packaging safer for adults and less appealing to children are now in effect. All packaging for products that contain marijuana must display a new universal symbol that clearly states the product contains THC, the intoxicating compound in marijuana. There are different symbols for recreational and medical products but both convey that the item contains THC. To make marijuana Continue reading

Colorado Marijuana Sales Record Set

marijuana-leaf-300Monthly Marijuana sales in Colorado hit an all time high in July according to state revenue data released Monday.  Pot shops sold just under $123 million in medical and recreational marijuana in July, an increase of 27% when compared to July of 2015.  Those sales surpassed the previous record, set in April this year, of $117 million.  Recreational sales Continue reading

Blood Drive This Week In Steamboat

BLOOD-DRIVE2There will be a blood drive this week in Steamboat. Bonfils  Blood Center recently sent blood to Louisiana to help flood victims, and are now looking for donations to ensure there is enough blood in Colorado for the Labor Day weekend. The drive will take place Thursday at the Yampa Valley Medical Continue reading

Craig 18 Year Old Dies At Denver Hospital

Trystan Campbell18-year-old, Trystan Campbell, who was pulled unresponsive from the Yampa River South of Craig  Friday afternoon, died Saturday from his injuries after being revived at The Memorial  Hospital at Craig, then flown by flight-for-life to University Hospital in Denver.  A “Go Fund Me’”  account has been set up in his name to help his family with  Continue reading

Blood Drive Next Week In Steamboat

BLOOD-DRIVE2There will be a community blood drive in Steamboat next week. The blood drive will be held Thursday at the Yampa Valley Medical Center from 12:30 to 6. To schedule an appointment call Bonfils Appointment Center at 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

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

Steamboat Approves New Marijuana Growing Regulations

marijuana-leaf-300The Steamboat Springs City Council recently reviewed and approved marijuana cultivation regulations that will affect unlicensed private marijuana cultivation in the City of Steamboat Springs. New regulations will be enacted for Accessory Cultivation, Private Cultivation, and Medical Marijuana Primary Caregiver Cultivation.  The new regulations do not change or affect licensed marijuana providers.  Some of the regulations include changes to plant limits, required site inspections by the Continue reading