Deep in Colorado’s national forests, shadowy teams of people are clear-cutting underbrush, trenching hillsides for cultivation, diverting and damming streams to create reservoirs, and using chemicals that are killing fish and wildlife.
America's marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday: Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21 and older can use pot for any reason. Michigan could become the 10th state with its ballot initiative this year.
SALT LAKE CITY — The push for legalized marijuana has moved into two of Colorado's neighbor states — Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country — further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States.
WASHINGTON — A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday.
President Trump has promised a top Senate Republican that he will support congressional efforts to protect states that have legalized marijuana — defusing a months-long standoff between Sen. Cory Gardner and the administration over Justice Department nominees.
A bill that would allow school nurses to administer medical marijuana got preliminary approval in the Colorado House Wednesday, but the debate exposed concerns that might imperil it if it reaches the state Senate.