Tag Archives: THC

State Considers New Rules for Marijuana Edibles

MARIJUANA-300Edible marijuana products in Colorado may soon come labeled with a red stop sign. The state is finalizing work on new rules for the appearance of edible marijuana. A draft of those rules released yesterday would require each piece of edible marijuana to be marked in the shape of a stop sign with the letters THC in the middle. The letters Continue reading

Lawmakers Set up Program for Farmers Wanting Hemp Seeds

HEMPAn effort to help Colorado’s new hemp farmers find seeds that produce hemp and not marijuana is advancing in the state Legislature. A bill approved 35-0 yesterday would set up a “certified seed” program through the state Department of Agriculture. Continue reading

U.S. Senate Bill Would Allow Tax Returns for Marijuana Businesses

MARIJUANA-300A bill that would reconcile state marijuana laws and federal tax law has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. The Small Business Tax Equity Act, introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), would allow marijuana businesses operating in compliance with state law to take ordinary business tax deductions. Twenty-three states, the Continue reading

Researchers Working on Breath Test for Marijuana

MARIJUANA-300Researchers at Washington State University are working on a breath test to determine if a driver is under the influence of marijuana. Law enforcement officers have a test for alcohol, but they don’t have a tool to test for marijuana impairment. Right now, officers must use blood tests to determine if THC is present in a driver’s Continue reading

Effort Underway to Restrict Medical Marijuana Caregivers

MARIJUANA-300An effort is underway to more strictly limit the amount of patients a Medical Marijuana provider can have. The rules now allow caregivers to have 10 patients, but those caregivers can apply for a waiver to serve more. The new rules would eliminate that waiver process. Medical marijuana providers Continue reading

Marijuana Edibles Have New Stricter Rules

MARIJUANA-300Recreational pot brownies in Colorado are about to get weaker. Or at least, easier to break up into manageable doses.  Colorado marijuana regulators have drafted an emergency rule aimed at making it easier for new marijuana users to tell how much pot they’re eating. A draft of the emergency Continue reading

Hash Oil Explosions on the Rise in Colorado

MARIJUANA-300The opening months of Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry have seen a rise in fiery explosions as pot users try to extract potent oil from the drug at home laboratories.  Hospital officials say more people are being seriously burned and injured trying to make hash oil. The golden Continue reading