Colorado town split over allowing pot sales

DOLORES – The Dolores Town Board’s debate on whether to legalize in-town sales of marijuana was a story of threes that failed to reach resolution. The board had three options, voted three times and...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores to address marijuana moratorium

The Dolores Town Board will decide at its Tuesday board meeting on a retail marijuana moratorium that expires at the end of the year. There are three options, said Interim Town Manager Ken Charles....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pot legalization plan in New Mexico would subsidize patients, pay police

SANTA FE – A proposal unveiled Wednesday for legal marijuana sales throughout New Mexico would use taxes to subsidize medical pot purchases for low-income patients and set aside money for police...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver cannabis recall reaches Durango

At least four Durango cannabis companies may have pulled dried flower product from their shelves this week after a cultivator recalled “dry marijuana plant material” found with “elevated yeast or...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

House approves marijuana banking bill

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act this week to protect marijuana business from unfair banking practices, receiving praise from Colorado lawmakers. The...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. advances case against four defendants in Montezuma County pot raid

The U.S. Attorney’s Office seeks to obtain and sell three properties connected to a large marijuana raid last year in Montezuma County and has offered one of the four defendants a plea deal in...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

How much pot in that brownie? Chocolate can throw off tests

How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren’t always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why. In states where marijuana...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico limits providers to 1,750 marijuana plants

SANTA FE – New Mexico will limit licensed medical marijuana providers to 1,750 mature cannabis plants, a drop from the 2,500 plants allowed under an expiring emergency state rule. The Albuquerque...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico legalizing marijuana job numbers may be ‘decent’

ALBUQUERQUE – Legalizing recreational marijuana in New Mexico would create needed jobs in one of the poorest states in the nation, but the numbers would pale in comparison with jobs in other...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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

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