U.S. Attorney General Sessions wants Congress to allow federal prosecutors to target legal medical marijuana providers, but Colorado officials and members of the state’s congressional delegation say they like things the way they are.
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National legalization of medical marijuana could not only save lives, it could save $1 billion of taxpayers’ money annually as a result of the drop in Medicaid prescription rates, according to a new study published in Health Affairs. The researchers found that
Colorado medical marijuana patients are on edge over a statement made by the Trump administration signaling objections to a prohibition on interfering with state-run medical marijuana programs. As reported by the Washington Post, a “signing statement” that accompanied Trump’s signature on a bill passed this month to keep the government open objected to a provision […]
Denver officials gave retail marijuana dispensaries the OK to operate for an extra three hours in the evening — a measure that would bring hours for city retail cannabis shop hours in line with neighboring communities. The City Council approved the bill 11-2 during a regular meeting April 24, which allows medical and/or recreational marijuana […]
In a rare show of bipartisanship, both the Colorado House and the Colorado Senate unanimously approved a bill that reduces the residential medical marijuana growing limit from 99 plants per household to 12 plants per household. If patients and caregivers register with the state, they would be allowed to grow up to 24 plants.
A bill that enables doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to PTSD patients has gained momentum in the Legislature this year, passing the Senate with broad support on a 34-1 vote and now pressing forward with similar agreement in the House. Sponsored by state Sen. Irene Aguilar, D-Denver, and state Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Boulder, SB 17 […]