One year ago, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court, requesting the Court overturn Colorado’s marijuana laws. Yesterday, U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr.—the highest-ranking legal official in the federal government—took Colorado’s side in the dispute.
After hearing about Denver issuing yet another recall for marijuana products — its third for EdiPure in six weeks — one might start to wonder, "who is recalling these products?" and "what's in 'em that's so bad?" or maybe, "why is Denver the only one I hear recalling shit all the time?" Well, the short answer is that Denver has kindly fallen on
Unless you have managed to avoid all but the most basic human contact recently, you are probably aware it has been a rough ride for humankind in the last couple weeks. This past Friday morning, as I was waking up in the cutest possible way while one is recovering from a post-turkey hangover — by getting poked in the cheek by two adorable, giggling five year old twins and a holiday-themed cup of Starbucks coffee — a man was shooting up a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs.
It is a point of contention for a lot of weed smokers: should we legalize marijuana in favor of a safer, more accessible market or keep operating in the black due to fears of Big Marijuana? I think most people would agree that being able to legally procure marijuana and its products is a far more favorable condition, even if we have trouble getting the wording right in the first go around.
Last week voters in Pueblo County in Colorado approved a 5% increase in cannabis taxes to be implemented by the year 2020. Authorities estimate that an extra $3.5 million in revenue will be raised, and half of that is supposed to go to scholarships for high school graduates in the county.