Category Archives: colorado

From Opioids to Organic Farming: Danny Murr-Sloat, Co-Founder of AlpinStash

In 2003, when Colorado craft cannabis farmer Danny Sloat was 21 years old, he woke up with terrible stomach pains that landed him in the hospital for four days and no diagnosis. “They gave me Vicodin,” he shared. “That was in September, and by June of the next year I was needing time-released patches at […]

Denver Dispensary Offering 1-Cent Weed Deal to Support Teachers on Strike

On Monday, union teachers in Denver, Colorado went on strike. Coming on the heels of a late-January victory for striking teachers in Los Angeles, the Denver teachers’ revolt is taking aim at many of the same issues. More than simply a movement for better wages, striking educators across the country are fighting back against the […]

Bill Introduced to Allow Colorado Cops to Use Own Judgement in Cannabis DUI Arrests

In Colorado, legislators are considering a bill that would leave the criteria of cannabis DUI arrests entirely up to police officers, getting rid of the current legal bloodstream limit of five nanograms entirely. Proponents of the plan rightfully say that the amount of cannabis in the bloodstream needed to inhibit a driver varies from person […]

Denver’s Sweet Leaf Retail Owners Plead Guilty to Drug Charges, Serve Year in Jail

In December of 2017, Sweet Leaf, Colorado’s largest dispensary chain, was raided by Denver PD after a year-long undercover investigation into the business. Law enforcement shut down all locations for what the state refers to as “looping,” or selling more than the “legal” amount of cannabis to a customer at one time. Two years after […]

Overseeing half a decade of legal cannabis: Q&A with Denver marijuana czar Ashley Kilroy

Ashley Kilroy has overseen Denver’s recreational cannabis industry since Colorado launched adult-use sales in 2014. As director of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses and the agency’s Office of Marijuana Policy, Kilroy has seen cannabis business owners experience growing pains as the industry has matured. “Being first wasn’t easy,” she said. “We’re proud of what we […]

Americans eye Canada’s cannabis edibles market, but wary of costly regulations

U.S. marijuana companies are keeping a close eye on the development of Canada’s edibles sector, but executives say the regulations proposed by Health Canada will be burdensome for manufacturers – and ultimately make them less competitive with the illicit market. Canada’s health department unveiled its proposed rules for edible cannabis and infused beverages, extracts and topicals […]

Seasonal Delights: Colorado’s Favorite Edibles for Fall 2018

When the weather gets cold, Colorado cannabis consumers are treated to a host of holiday-themed, cannabis-infused treats. Some are seasonal, eagerly anticipated by Colorado’s edible enthusiasts every year. Others are available all the time but are still a perfect way to get into the holiday spirit! Check out unique holiday eats below. Mini Pumpkin Pies […]

Dean Ween Announces Plans for Weed-Friendly Music Venue

Dean Ween, guitarist for alt-rock band Ween, just announced plans to open a weed-friendly live entertainment venue in Denver. If Ween follows through on the plan, the proposed venue could become the city’s second operational social consumption space. Dean Ween’s Honeypot Lounge The proposed venue would be called Dean Ween’s Honeypot Lounge. Plans for the […]

Get The Best Strains for Viewing Fall’s Colorful Leaves From These Colorado Dispensaries

Colorful fall leaves are showing in Colorado early this year. So the time to get out and go is now, and (unsurprisingly) the place to be is the gorgeous Rocky Mountains. Jump into the season with cannabis. Check dispensaries near you. Watching the changing of the leaves is even better when the experience is enhanced […]

Old-School Treats Reinvented as Colorado Cannabis Edibles

Old school candies bring to mind carefree, childhood days—and who doesn’t love a bout of wistful nostalgia? Fortunately, you can now indulge those memories with a touch of elevation. Check out our favorite Colorado treats that will transport you to simpler times. Just remember to keep these delicious eats under lock and key and away […]