Marijuana

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

Legal hemp, pot’s look-alike, creates quandary for police

PORTLAND, Ore. – Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that...

DATE: March 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

This is how you sell pot paraphernalia to rich people

Barneys New York is opening its doors to cannabis lovers in Southern California. Synonymous with wealthy Manhattanites of a certain financial status, the luxury retailer decided to grace the left...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico weighs America’s first government-run pot shops

SANTA FE – New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Republicans...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado cannabis wants to go public, but not everyone is on board

Colorado used to be on top of the cannabis world. As legalization spreads both in the U.S. and abroad, a lack of investor capital here could be the industry’s undoing. “Now we are chasing the...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Banks want a hit of the marijuana business

The U.S. banking industry has a marijuana problem. Cannabis is legal in more than two dozen states in some form. But it is still illegal on a federal level, leaving most risk-averse banks too...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

N.M. state police: Hundreds of pounds of pot seized in Gallup

GALLUP – State authorities say they seized nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in two days at a western New Mexico stop. New Mexico State Police said Friday that the drugs were...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Putting the ‘Bud’ in Budweiser

NEW YORK – The maker of Budweiser is partnering with medical cannabis company Tilray in a $100 million deal to research cannabis-infused drinks for the Canadian market. The alliance announced last...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

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