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Catching up with Dylan and Luke

As the Karing Kind team begins another busy summer here in Boulder, we decided it was well past time to sit down and discuss our recent Daily Camera awards. What are the Daily Camera Awards? Voted on by people in Boulder and Broomfield counties, the Daily Camera Awards are People’s Choice Awards covering restaurants, retail, entertainment, and more. To date, …

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Wild Night for Wildlife

Proud to Support Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center The water and energy required to operate a cannabis grow have given many marijuana farms and businesses a spotty reputation when it comes to environmental impact. In many industries, the goal of fostering greater sustainability lands on the consumers (recycle this, reuse that). And while we’ve shared tips on recycling cannabis containers, safely …

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How Coloradans Could Slowly Lose Access to Recreational Weed

Colorado was among the first two states to legalize recreational marijuana, but that doesn’t mean the state is without its marijuana detractors. Since 2012, when Coloradans overwhelmingly voted to add Amendment 64 to their constitution, the state has faced a number of battles with groups trying to limit or eliminate recreational usage. If Coloradans want to continue to have access …

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Commitment to Safety During COVID-19 Outbreak

Boulder County Mask Mandates Have Changed (9.3.21) In response to a surge in delta variant cases, Boulder County is reinstating its indoor mask mandate beginning Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 5pm. Regardless of vaccination status, all guests are now required to wear a mask while shopping at Karing Kind in North Boulder. While these mask mandates are new, our commitment …

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NFL Marijuana Policy (and How It May Change)

Earlier this year, the NFL formed a committee to address pain management. While the NFL isn’t always known for its willingness or ability to adapt to change, their initiatives around mental health and pain management (and the potential implications on the NFL marijuana policy) are worth a closer look. What Is The Current NFL Marijuana Policy? The 2011 Collective Bargaining …

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U.S. House Approves Landmark Cannabis Banking Legislation

(From the archives) In a stunning show of bipartisanship, the U.S. House of Representatives voted last week 321-103 to approve legislation that would allow financial institutions and insurance companies to serve legal marijuana businesses without fear of reprisal from the federal government. The SAFE Banking Act (H.R. 1595) marks the first time either the House or Senate has voted to …

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World Health Organization Recommends Rescheduling Cannabis

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently issued recommendations to the United Nations to reschedule cannabis. Ever since the 1961 international drug convention, the UN has classified cannabis and cannabis resin as a Schedule IV drug – the most restrictive category (in the U.S., Schedule I controlled substances are the most restricted). And that international marijuana policy has stood as a …

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Boulder Program Makes It Easier to Seal Marijuana Convictions

In 2012, Colorado voters legalized the use and sale of recreational cannabis. Now, thanks to a new push by Colorado prosecutors, thousands of Colorado residents in Boulder and Denver are eligible to have their marijuana possession convictions dismissed and sealed. Prior arrests can negatively impact someone’s ability to secure a new job, housing, and educational opportunities. The “Moving on from …

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These States Are Working to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in 2019

The 2018 midterms saw three more states join the marijuana revolution. Michigan legalized recreational cannabis, while Missouri and Utah voted to legalize medical marijuana. The U.S. now has 10 states with recreational weed and 33 with medical cannabis. And 2019 is set to be an even bigger year in the movement to end cannabis prohibition. Here are the states most …