Tag Archives: pot

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

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

No Vote On Recreational Pot In Craig

Craig citizens will not be able to vote this April to allow recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing within the city limits during the April Election. The Craig City Council declined to approve recreational marijuana ballot questions at their meeting last night. The proposed questions failed to gather a majority consensus from the council, with Jared Ogden, John Ponikvar, and Derek Continue reading

Colorado May Use Pot Taxes To Fight Homelessness

medical-marijuana-taxGovernor Hickenlooper is hoping taxes from marijuana sales will bring an end to homelessness Colorado.   In his budget for the next fiscal year, the governor is asking lawmakers to earmark more than $12 million in 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

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

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

No To Banking For Marijuana Businesses

marijuana-leaf-300As long as federal law says marijuana is illegal, the nation’s banking system won’t let new pot-based credit unions have access. A judge dismissed the lawsuit brought by Fourth Corner Credit Union after the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City refused to allow the credit union to join the nation’s banking system. He acknowledged however that Congress likely will have to Continue reading

Firefighters Respond To Smoke At Columbine Apartments

craig-fire-rescue-300Craig firefighters responded to a fire call shortly after noon Sunday at the Columbine Apartments west of Craig. A resident of Columbine heard a smoke detector alarm and smelled smoke from outside of an apartment. When firefighters arrived they determined that there was no fire, but there was a lot of smoke 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

Study of Marijuana Use Released

MARIJUANA-300Almost 14 percent of Colorado adults use pot. That’s according to the state Health Department’s first-ever survey of how many adults use the newly legal drug. Results from the 2014 survey were announced yesterday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says that 13.6 percent of adults currently use pot. Continue reading