Marijuana

How well do we understand the benefits, side effects of CBD products?

Chefs are starting to experiment with this plant in the kitchen. Garment companies are making clothes with it. Contractors are using it to build homes. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is pot safe when pregnant?

CHICAGO – Pregnancy started out rough for Leslie Siu. Morning sickness and migraines had her reeling and barely able to function at a demanding New York marketing job, so like rising numbers of...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

New Mexico city reduces penalties for marijuana possession

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – A New Mexico city has reduced the penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana, bringing the city measure in line with a new state law. The Alamogordo Daily News...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

High drivers aren’t under the radar in La Plata County

A recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found a majority of Americans think it’s “unlikely a driver will get caught by police for driving while high on marijuana,” among other...

DATE: June 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Could cannabis clubs come to Durango?

Durango marijuana enthusiasts have almost a dozen places to buy cannabis, but there aren’t any public venues to consume it. That may change next year, but only if city leaders decide, or are...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

US holds CBD hearing as fans, sellers await legal clarity

SILVER SPRING, Md. – CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status. Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways the hemp ingredient might officially be allowed in...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice

NEW YORK – Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreational...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado senators lead way on legalization of marijuana

WASHINGTON – Washington, D.C., became a little more “420 friendly” last month as Colorado Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet introduced two bills to ease federal regulation of the marijuana...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

PHOENIX – Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it’s legal in the state where they live, can be denied citizenship because...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Carl’s Jr. is rolling out a CBD burger, but don’t get your hopes too high

If you live in Denver and you’re celebrating 420, the weed-smoker’s holiday, the burger chain Carl’s Jr. has just the thing for your inevitable munchies. The restaurant is debuting a CBD-infused...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Trial date set in large-scale marijuana bust

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Blackburn set an August trial date Monday for four suspects facing felony charges in connection with illegal marijuana cultivation in Montezuma County. Jimmy Dang,...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cannabis banking bill advances in U.S. House committee

DENVER – Legislation that would provide federal protection for financial institutions that serve state-authorized marijuana and ancillary businesses passed a U.S. House committee on Thursday. The...

DATE: March 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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