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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Changes Stance on Cannabis, Says Legalization Can Work

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Changes Stance on Cannabis, Says Legalization Can Work

To say that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has been less than enthusiastic about presiding over the legalization of recreational cannabis in his state would be quite an understatement. During campaign season last fall, he called legalization “reckless.” Of course, that opinion hadn’t stopped him from courting  funding from NORML for his re-election. His inability to […]

Chef Scott Durrah Launches The World’s First Culinary Excursion to the Caribbean

Chef Scott Durrah Launches The World’s First Culinary Excursion to the Caribbean

(Denver, CO) – Chef Scott Durrah has been a trailblazer in the world of cannabis culinary techniques for over seven years. He created Simply Pure, the first edible company in Colorado to actually infuse food (not just candy and baked goods),  has held his own on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show up against Jason Jones, […]

More Dangerous to Kids Than Marijuana: Laundry Detergent Pods

More Dangerous to Kids Than Marijuana: Laundry Detergent Pods

The creation of medical marijuana programs and the legalization of recreational cannabis almost always seem to bring with them hysterical opining about the dangers legalized marijuana poses to children. Prohibitionists are trying to re-ignite the guttering flames of reefer madness in this country by frantically waving statistics about emergency room visits by children exposed to […]

Post Halloween Round-up: No Marijuana Candy Handed Out, Dispensary in Berkeley Honored

Post Halloween Round-up: No Marijuana Candy Handed Out, Dispensary in Berkeley Honored

  Despite the reefer madness being spouted by the Denver Police Department (and several others following their lead), warning parents that cannabis users might be sneaking medicated candies into trick or treating bags, Halloween has come and gone with not a single story of a pot-poisoned child being rushed to the emergency room. Let’s all […]

Beyond Marijuana Candy: Real Tips for Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Beyond Marijuana Candy: Real Tips for Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

A true canna-warrior, Rx MaryJane of Colorado (Teri Robnett), founder of the Cannabis Patience Alliance, “The voice of medical marijuana patients” is addressing the “issue” of ensuring a safe Halloween for trick or treating in legalized marijuana states. Click here to wacth RX MaryJane’s video. The Denver Police Department released a video (linked below) warning […]

Colorado Health Department Suggests Edibles Ban to State Regulators

Colorado Health Department Suggests Edibles Ban to State Regulators

Cannabis aficionados and marijuana business people in Colorado are often thought of as having won the battle by those not in the state. The truth is far less black and white. There is still opposition to cannabis legalization and strong support for re-introducing prohibition policies in some circles. In short, the political atmosphere in Colorado […]

Oregon Prohibitionists Want You To Hide Your Kids: The Medibles Are Coming!

Oregon Prohibitionists Want You To Hide Your Kids: The Medibles Are Coming!

 With election day looming in November, opponents of the marijuana legalization ballot initiative, Measure 91, are amping up the reefer madness rhetoric a few notches for good measure. The No on 91 Campaign held a press conference  yesterday displaying a wide assortment of candies and sweet treats, warning ominously that children will be targeted by […]

Mainstream Media Reporting on Two Teens Hospitalized for Marijuana Brownies

Mainstream Media Reporting on Two Teens Hospitalized for Marijuana Brownies

The headlines feel reminiscent of old reefer madness articles: Teens rushed to the hospital, poisoned by marijuana brownies. There are at least 85 articles today about the alleged marijuana edible overdose, ranging from short and skeptical to full-blown “won’t someone think of the children?” Apparently, five students in De Anza High School in Richmond, California, […]

What Denver Edible Brands Had Food Safety Violations?

What Denver Edible Brands Had Food Safety Violations?

In an article published last Friday, The Denver Post created an interactive map of the city that shows cannabis consumers what cannabis-infused edible businesses have been cited for health violations so far in 2014. At first glance, the numbers seem shocking: there have 237 food safety violations that could be related to foodborne illnesses and […]