Category Archives: Denver

University of Denver to Study Neurological Effects of Cannabis Use During Pregnancy

Alcohol and pregnancy definitely don’t mix, but is it cool for expecting mothers to toke? Researchers at the University of Denver are trying to bring clarity to that question. Pilyoung Kim, a psychology professor at the school, is leading a team that is studying the effects of cannabis on pregnant mothers and their babies.  Kim […]

Denver Police Investigating Series of Break-Ins at Dispensaries

In Denver, Colorado, dispensary break-ins are pretty much par for the course. So far this year, police have reported around 35 break-ins at weed shops in the greater metro area. That’s more than one dispensary burglary each week, and about as many as police reported at this point last year. But now, police are investigating […]

Denver Votes in Favor of Psilocybin Decriminalization

A Denver initiative to decriminalize the use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms was narrowly passed by voters on Tuesday, according to results posted by the city. Preliminary reports had shown that the measure, I-301, had failed, but updated numbers released on Wednesday showed that it passed with 50.56 percent of the vote. A margin of […]

Denver Residents to Vote on Decriminalizing Psilocybin Mushrooms

Denver residents who go to the polls on Tuesday will have an opportunity to vote on the decriminalization of psilocybin mushrooms in the city. If the initiative is successful, Denver would become the first city in the United States to pass an ordinance effectively decriminalizing the use of hallucinogenic mushrooms. The ballot measure, known as […]

Denver Mayor Urges Cities to Protect Immigrants in Legal Weed Industry

After federal agents denied citizenship to two immigrants who worked in the legal marijuana industry, the mayor of Denver, Colorado is speaking out. In a new letter addressed to mayors of pro-cannabis cities around the country, Mayor Michael B. Hancock called on local governments to protect immigrants from federal prosecution. Mayor Hancock Speaks Out Last […]

Denver City Council May Allow Cannabis Clubs to Operate Closer to Daycares

The Denver City Council will decide on Monday night whether to allow cannabis consumption clubs to operate closer to daycare centers and some other so-called sensitive use facilities than currently permitted. The council is expected to approve the measure after passing it 9-2 in an earlier preliminary vote. Under the ordinance, cannabis consumption lounges would […]

Carl’s Jr. to Launch CBD-Infused Burger in Denver Location This 420

It is not at all uncommon for companies to climb onto the 4/20 bandwagon and release specialty weed-themed products in honor of the unofficial cannabis holiday. And this year, the fast food industry is making a splash. Specifically, Carl’s Jr. will become the first major fast food chain in the country to release a cannabis-infused […]