Denver social marijuana use initiative qualifies for ballot after competing measure rejected

The Denver Elections Division on Thursday approved a proposed initiative that would allow the social use of marijuana in some businesses. marijuana news

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U.S. court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders

A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. marijuana news

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Denver NORML’s pot clubs initiative falls short, won’t make November ballot

A proposed citywide ballot initiative aimed at allowing the social use of marijuana in private clubs failed to make the ballot, the Denver Elections Division said Monday. marijuana news

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Patent No. 6,630,507: Why the U.S. government holds a patent on cannabis plant compounds

The number has become internet-famous since the U.S. DEA opted not to reschedule marijuana, so what is it exactly? marijuana news

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Jack Splitt, the teenager who changed Colorado medical pot law, dies

Jack Splitt, whose fight with cerebral palsy opened Colorado school doors to medical marijuana treatments, died Wednesday. He was 15. marijuana news

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Why pot taxes can’t solve Colorado’s budget problems

Ever since recreational marijuana became legal, there has been a seemingly unstoppable urban myth going around that the state is positively swimming in tax revenue from pot sales. marijuana news

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DEA to ease roadblocks for medical marijuana research but no rescheduling, report says

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is expected to announce Thursday the removal of significant roadblocks to medical marijuana research, The New York Times reported late Wednesday. However, the DEA will leave marijuana as a Schedule I substance, according to The Times. The DEA plans to increase the supply of marijuana federally approved for research by […] Syndicated from Denver Post

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Marijuana industry ditches burnout image for “suit and tie” approach to DNC

Even as pro-marijuana activists marched this week in Philadelphia with a fake 51-foot joint, teams of industry leaders and lobbyists were busy doing the kind of work one would expect from the beer or pharmaceutical industry: holding receptions, talking to politicians and discussing regulations. Syndicated from Denver Post

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Carbondale lowers cap on pot shop licenses, looks to cut down on smell

Carbondale is looking to lower the town’s cap for marijuana grow operations in hopes of addressing complaints about the smell. Syndicated from Denver Post

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Definitive guide to marijuana on the 2016 ballot around the U.S.

Come November, voters in at least a half-dozen states will decide on whether to legalize either the recreational use or the medical use of marijuana. Syndicated from Denver Post

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