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Oh, Cannabis! The Legalization of Marijuana in Canada

The dream that marijuana will be decriminalized in the U.S. has taken a hit in the past few months. Statements by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly suggest we may still be a long way from legal weed at the national level. But in a bit of exciting news, our neighbors to the north …

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Debunking Sean Spicer’s Claim that Marijuana Contributes to the Opioid Crisis

In a recent press conference, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer – intentionally or otherwise – linked recreational marijuana to the ongoing opioid crisis, stating “There’s a big difference between that [medical marijuana] and recreational marijuana. I think that when you see the opioid addiction crisis blossoming in so many states around this country, the last thing we should be …

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

(From the 2017 Archives) 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 …

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Group forms to oppose I-139

DENVER-June 30, 2016 – The Colorado Health Research Council (CHRC) announced today that it has formed to oppose Amendment 139, a constitutional amendment that would order the legislature to set a limit of no more than 16% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) of any cannabis product sold at a state-licensed retail store, while also putting packaging and labeling requirements that already exist directly …

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Boulder County (BoCo) Gold Voting

Every year, the Boulder Daily Camera hosts the Boulder County Gold Awards (BoCo Gold), honoring local businesses that deliver a superior experience to their customers and clients. When is the BoCo Gold Voting? Voting is held every year in late Summer on the Daily Camera website and is open to legal residents of Boulder and Broomfield Counties. Follow us on …

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U.S. Senate Favors Medical Marijuana for Veterans

Veterans are often hailed as heroes in the media and on Facebook, but policies and programs have not kept pace with our love of our servicemen and women. Thankfully, in the second week of November, the U.S. Senate passed a measure that takes a small step toward giving our veterans the care they deserve. That is, of course, if it …