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Marijuana Delivery May Be Coming to Colorado

Delivery drivers are heroes. At least, they perform heroic deeds. Their efforts feed the hungry and help keep intoxicated drivers off the road. They push their vehicles – and themselves – to the proverbial limit. And, they do all of this without expecting a thank you (though a good tip is always appreciated). They don’t wear tights or capes, but …

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Alcohol or Marijuana? One in Four Beer Drinkers is Making the Change to Cannabis

Throughout history, certain questions have divided our species. Is there a god? Is Keanu Reeves a good actor? Is alcohol or marijuana better? We may never know the answer to the first two questions. But, thanks to a study of 40,000 individual participants by Cannabiz Consumer Group (C2G), we’re closer than ever to knowing whether the nation prefers beer or …

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Did You Get a Pet Skunk? 9 Tips to Eliminate Weed Smell

For many cannabis consumers, the smell of marijuana can be comforting – almost inviting. But, even if you absolutely love the smell, that doesn’t mean you want to wear it like a perfume. The lingering smell of smoke can reduce the value of your home or property, not to mention upset roommates with sensitive noses. The scent of marijuana in …

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2017 Best of Boulder Voting Now Open!

It’s that time of year again! Voting for the Boulder Weekly’s Best of Boulder (BOB) has begun! The Best of Boulder Awards give customers and clients an opportunity to vote for local businesses that deliver a superior experience in their niche or industry. Select from a short list of businesses or write in your own, giving every business in Boulder …

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Gov. Hickenlooper Discusses Recreational Marijuana and the Potential Increase in Federal Marijuana Enforcement

During a press conference last Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer found himself responding to a question about the Trump administration’s stand on marijuana. After expressing general support for medical marijuana, Spicer said there was “a big difference between that and recreational marijuana.” That statement has many recreational businesses and consumers concerned. But, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper doesn’t seem …

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How New Attorney General Jeff Sessions Could Impact Federal Marijuana Laws

Regardless of your views on new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his confirmation has the potential to impact federal marijuana laws. Many marijuana advocates are concerned that Sessions, who has taken a strong stance against marijuana use in the past, will target legal marijuana – both medical and recreational. Others believe that business will continue pretty much as usual, especially after …

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THCA vs THC: Understanding THC Potency

THCA vs THC: Knowing How to Read Your Weed   Do you know the difference between THC and THCA? Many consumers believe the ‘A’ in THCA stands for ‘active.’ But, that’s not actually true. THCA, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that occurs naturally in cannabis plants. The trick – and the cause of so much confusion – is …

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What Have We Learned? A Summary of 20 Years of Marijuana Research

In October 2014, a 20-year study into the effects of recreational marijuana use was published in the scientific journal Addiction. The study, conducted by Dr. Wayne Hall of The University of Queensland Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, looks at evidence and marijuana research from 1993 to 2013 and provides extensive analysis on the adverse physical, emotional, and social health …

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Marijuana or Marihuana: Cannabis Names Throughout History

  Marijuana or Marihuana: Cannabis Names Throughout History Marijuana has been known by thousands of different names throughout its history. Some names are known almost worldwide – weed or cannabis – while others developed locally and their use remains somewhat limited – dagga or mota. So, what is the story behind the cannabis names we all know and use? A …