Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Vetoes Cannabis for Autism

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Vetoes Cannabis for Autism

In many ways, Colorado has been leading the nation toward improved cannabis policies. Colorado voters were some of the first to pass a medical cannabis law in 2000, allowing patients with qualifying conditions to access cannabis-based medicines. By passing Amendment 64 in 2012, Colorado became the first state to undo prohibition of cannabis for adult […]

Colorado Embraces School Administration of Medical Cannabis

Colorado Embraces School Administration of Medical Cannabis

When it comes to drug policy, many activists are turning an old adage on its head. They want people in positions of power to simply “think of the children.” However, instead of worrying about how witnessing adults using cannabis will impact children or implying that any form of legalization will put children at risk, the […]

Senate Panel Hearing on Conflict Between State and Federal Marijuana Laws Provides Some Clarification

Senate Panel Hearing on Conflict Between State and Federal Marijuana Laws Provides Some Clarification

In a memorandum issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) less than two weeks ago, Deputy Attorney General James Cole outlined a list of 8 priorities the DOJ will enforce—regarding the two states, Washington and Colorado, who legalized the recreational use of cannabis last November. To clarify the memo better, a historic Senate Judiciary Committee […]