Denver Marijuana News

Marijuana overdose It is said that overdosing in marijuana does not cause death as experienced in alcohol and tones of other drugs. While prescription drugs such as painkillers have been linked to thousands of deaths witnessed each ... › The post Marijuana overdose appeared first on MedicalMarijuanaBlog.com. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
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Here are some of the things Martha Stewart has done on her new show with Snoop Dogg: She has worn a blinged-out cheese grater on a chain around her neck. She has drunk out of what can only be described as a pimp cup. She has taste-tested a stoner recipe [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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More than half of Denver child-welfare caseworkers could not prove they had passed required background checks during a recent review, the city auditor said Thursday. Of the 60 caseworkers and supervisors whose paperwork was requested, 57 percent had missing or incomplete documentation regarding background checks. Caseworkers, who investigate reports of child abuse [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine's Republican governor is proposing that lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative re-write of the voter-approved marijuana law. The Maine Legislature is set to return Monday to consider a re-write offered by a legislative committee handling marijuana implementation. Republican House Minority Leader Ken [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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As he enters the twilight of his career, Tulo, the Rifle Police Department's drug-sniffing dog, will get to watch his successors grow into the role that has put him among the most famous canines on the Western Slope. Thanks to fundraising by New Castle's 12-year-old Carter Faulk, the Rifle PD's newest [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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GLEN ELLEN, Calif. — Desperate to see if wildfires had damaged his farm, Marcos Morales gunned his four-wheel-drive station wagon along the hidden dirt roads that crisscross Sonoma County vineyards. Related: Crowdfunding site shuts down campaign for California cannabis farm fire victims After evading police roadblocks and passing vintners' well-tended pools and [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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MassRoots Inc. went through a massive transition this week. In a span of two days, the Denver-based marijuana tech and social media firm no longer had its founder at the helm and no longer had an acquisition valued at $12 million on the docket. Related Articles October 18, 2017 Under pressure, Justice Department creates [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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WASHINGTON – A coalition of police chiefs and prosecutors from the nation's biggest cities implored the Trump administration Wednesday not to return to the “lock 'em all up” crime-fighting policies of the 1980s and 1990s and not to waste resources on low-level drug offenders, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions has [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is setting up a unit in the Justice Department to oversee a policy he reinstated to help state and local police take cash and property from people suspected of a crime, even if they have not been charged. Sessions came under fire from both Democratic and Republican [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said there should be “more competition” among growers who supply marijuana for federal research, though he said he thought the current applicant pool of 26 was too many. His statement came in response to a question [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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American hemp is flush with grassroots organizations working to ensure the industry rises to prominence. Now it has a “grass-tops” organization working to ensure that hemp's fledgling federal protections gain permanence. The U.S. Hemp Roundtable, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, launched earlier this year with the backing of high-profile national hemp industry trade groups [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Peru has approved a bill that will see the production and importation of medical marijuana. This is seen as the first step in legalizing medical marijuana. International reports states that there was a raid in one of ... › The post High Chances of Peru Legalizing Medical Marijuana in 2017 [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Cellular-level changes to a part of the brain's reward system induced by chronic exposure to the psychoactive component of marijuana may contribute to the drug's pleasurable and potentially addictive qualities, suggests a study in young mice. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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TOP 10 CELEBRITIES USING MEDICAL MARIJUANA Use of Marijuana is not such a bad thing after all, especially if the consumption is towards treating or easing pain caused by the chronic medical condition. Growing and usage ... › The post TOP 10 CELEBRITIES USING MEDICAL MARIJUANA appeared first [...]
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
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A new study on cannabis use that involved 1,136 patients (from 18 to 40 years of age) with mental illnesses who had been seen five times during the year after discharge from a psychiatric hospital demonstrates that sustained used of cannabis is associated with an increase in violent behavior in [...]
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
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Early research has potentially found an antidote that can rapidly stop the intoxicating effects of cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids. [...]
Wed, Oct 04, 2017
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ALASKA'S POT CAFÉS TO ALLOW CONSUMPTION OF MARIJUANA Very soon, Alaska will be at the forefront of letting people purchase and use marijuana, and the same will happen in Amsterdam. Presently this is not legal in several ... › The post Alaska's Pot Cafes to Allow Consumption of Marijuana appeared [...]
Wed, Sep 27, 2017
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A new study conducted in a cancer center in a state with legalized medicinal and recreational marijuana found that approximately one-quarter of surveyed patients used marijuana in the past year, mostly for physical and psychological symptoms. [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
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THE MERITS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA TO SLEEP Most people have difficulty falling asleep while others have problems holding sleep and in some cases, both can be experienced. Taking cannabis to catch sleep is not a new phenomenon; ... › The post THE MERITS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA TO SLEEP appeared first [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in the world, and the advent of synthetic cannabinoids creates additional challenges to the society because of their higher potency and ability to escape drug detection screenings. Scientists have a warning about a new danger coming from cannabinoid abuse. [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
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More than half of the states in the US now allow some type of legal marijuana use, primarily medical marijuana. But, in a survey of medical residents and deans at the nation's medical schools, researchers have found that the majority of schools are not teaching their students about medical marijuana, [...]
Fri, Sep 15, 2017
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Marijuana may bring on temporary paranoia and other psychosis-related effects in individuals at high risk of developing a psychotic disorder, finds a preliminary study. [...]
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
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Researchers have identified a specific mechanism in the prefrontal cortex for some of the negative mental health risks associated with adolescent marijuana use. By demonstrating that adolescent THC exposure modulates the activity of a neurotransmitter called GABA in the prefrontal cortex region of the brain, they were also able to [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017
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The future of international drug control treaties is in doubt because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalize cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay. A professor, whose 2014 review of 20 years of cannabis research made world headlines, thinks so. If decriminalization is the way of the future, [...]
Sat, Sep 09, 2017
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A study by neuroscientists finds that a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis called cannabidiol, or CBD, appears to protect against the long-term negative psychiatric effects of THC, the primary psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. [...]
Wed, Sep 06, 2017
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pain Management for Cancer Patients The illegal status of marijuana in many countries has limited its research. Some do undercover research but won't give their findings because of the fear of authorities. However, there has been ... › The post Benefits of Marijuana in Pain Management for Cancer [...]
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
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Seats need a-fillin' on the city's Medical Marijuana Working Group created early this year to "study, review, evaluate and develop recommendations related to the regulation of marijuana within the City of Colorado Springs." They're the seats once occupied by Charles Houghton, a local marijuana attorney who stepped down because of [...]
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
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On Monday, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) responded to a petition to remove Acting DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg (see CannaBiz, 11/18) in response to Rosenberg describing medical marijuana as "a joke." … [...]
Wed, Dec 16, 2015
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This morning, Memorial Hospital released its new policy concerning allowing parents to continue treating their children with cannabis oil while under the organization's care. As the Gazette writes, "The issue arose after Memorial Hospital took over all pediatric operations from Children's Hospital Colorado ...… [...]
Tue, Jun 16, 2015
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As our neighbors in Utah consider a bill to allow medical marijuana to be used in edible form, the Senate panel heard a pretty curious testimony from DEA special agent Matt Fairbanks. “I come to represent the actual science,” Fairbanks says at the beginning of his [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2015
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To recap one of the more expansive years in the history of American marijuana, the Washington, D.C.-based National Cannabis Industry Association put together a Top 6 list of developments in 2014. “There's no superlative that could adequately describe the impact that 2014 has had on the cannabis industry,” says NCIA executive [...]
Mon, Jan 05, 2015
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The Manitou Springs marijuana question has been answered at last, with 1,801 people, thus far, voting in favor of stores like Maggie's Farm. 968 people voted against, giving the plant a 65 to 35 percent edge.… [...]
Wed, Nov 05, 2014
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Assuming Democratic state senator Irene Aguilar survives a challenge from Republican Dawne Murray in November, the Denver legislator is set to co-sponsor a bill this upcoming January session with Rep. Jonathan Singer that would mandate that medical-marijuana caregivers register with the state, among other new laws, in an attempt to [...]
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
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Though this change was apparently made Aug. 15, I only recently became aware, so if you're likewise in the dark here's the deal: That lovely over-sized, paper red-card in your wallet is soon to be no more, finally replaced with a plastic wallet-sized card colored a lovely purple. The Colorado Department [...]
Thu, Oct 09, 2014
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Take this weekend to do what you've always wanted to do: Critique the Colorado Medical Marijuana Code. These are the series of rules and regulations legally guiding MMJ and they're scheduled to sunset on July 1, 2015 unless the legislature reenacts them. So, before that likelihood, Colorado wants to know what [...]
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
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In a move marijuana advocates are calling "unprecedented," yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives voted to amend the Commerce, Justice & Science (CJS) appropriations bill — which sets the funding for the Department of Justice, among other entities — to end prosecutions of medical-marijuana patients. The wording of the amendment, which [...]
Fri, May 30, 2014
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